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Date: 1963-03-16 

Description: "The eyes of the guests popped, but room clerk Frank R. Witte, 1133 E Knapp Street, took it in stride Friday afternoon when Badwater Bill, accompanied by h...

Date: 1912-07-11 ca.

Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.

Photograph

Edward E. Browne

Date: 1915-10-04 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Edward E. Browne, Waupaca lawyer.

Photograph

St. Gall's Church

Date: 1894 after

Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Louis Auer & Son, Milwaukee passenger agents for the Red Star Line, with a bearded man in a cap and uniform steering a ship's wheel. The name...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Date: 1902-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County. On the cover is an oval tipped-in portrait of club president...

Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Photograph

Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of the Solomon Juneau statue in Juneau Park, erected in 1890.

Date: 1968-04-11 

Description: Japanese businessmen visit an American manufacturing firm in South Milwaukee and pose inside a huge metal implement. The American firm is Bucyrus-Erie and...

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