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Date: 1901 after
Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...
Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...
Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...
Date: date unknown
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."
Description: A marching band in full regalia in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking in the street, spectators are along the grass near the curb, and storefronts a...
Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...
Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. People are walking on the sidewalk in front of the entrance. The three sets of doors have ornate pointed...
Date: 1955 before
Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.
Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.
Description: Exposition Building.
Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...
Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.
Date: 1935 after
Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...
Description: View of the Blue Angel Drill Team, a flying aerobatic team formed in 1946. Four airplanes fly through the air.
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