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Photograph

Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.

Photograph

Brick Mansion

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.

Date: 1893 

Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...

Photograph

Civil War Memorial

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.

Date: 1938-12-23 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Civil War veterans at soldier's home on December 23, 1938, along with two representatives from the American Legion. The veterans are both...

Date: 1959 

Description: Cyla Tine Stundel and her son, Ksiel, at his Bar Mitzvah.

Photograph

Removing Elm Trees

Date:  

Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Bock Beer, Cream City Brewing Company, Milwaukee, Wis. U.S.A." Images on the label i...

Photograph

Student Chef

Date: 1961 

Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...

Date:  

Description: Harold Gauer, smoking a pipe, stands shirtless in a clearing surrounded by trees holding a CARE box on top of his head, labeled: "CARE Send a Care Package...

Photograph

Charles E. Wies

Date: 1921-07-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles E. Wies, Milwaukee lawyer.

Photograph

Fred Haney

Date: 1958-04-27 before

Description: Fred Haney (left), manager of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team with coaches.

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Photograph

Lucius W. Nieman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Lucius W. Nieman, Milwaukee editor.

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

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