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Description: Large crowd looking at the damaged Christopher Columbus cruise vessel at dock. Constructed in 1893, the Christopher Columbus was the only pas...
Date: 1913-08-23 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from street of John Hahn standing on the right with a horse hitched to a passenger wagon. In the center is the furniture moving wagon he owns, in whic...
Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...
Date: 1924-08-20 ca.
Description: Displays of merchandise inside of a grocery store.
Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...
Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...
Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...
Description: Elevated view of a northwest section of the city.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Group of cameramen waiting at train station, with American flags set up in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View down Oneida Street, looking west, showing City Hall.
Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.
Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.
Date: 1937 after
Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
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