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Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Photograph

Henry J. Schouten

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry J. Schouten, West Allis company president.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with main arched entrance on the right. There is a bridge on the left over the river.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Date: 1955-11-09 

Description: A banker pours 12,320 pennies into a change maker. The man had saved the coins for over four years.

Date: 1918-05-08 ca.

Description: The southeast corner of West Wisconsin Avenue and North 3rd Street. The Majestic Building is in the center while the Schlitz Hotel is on the left.

Photograph

15-30 Tractor

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Close-up rear view of the steering column and back fenders of an International Harvester 15-30 tractor parked near the company's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A tourist map of Milwaukee County and of downtown Milwaukee. The Map of Milwaukee County identifies the location of some of the points of interests in the...

Photograph

Pfister House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Photograph

Men in Motorboat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men riding in a long, narrow motorboat on a lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Van Ingram Brown, Milwaukee surgeon.

Photograph

City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd ice skating in a park, possibly Kosciuszko Park.

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