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Photograph

Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1915 

Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker at a machine in International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "High Speeding of 155-Millimeter Gun Carriage at Milwauke...

Photograph

Fire Fighters

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters are standing in the street trying to put out the blaze from a nearly collapsed building. Smoke is billowing up from the remnants o...

Photograph

Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Date: 1957-06-23 

Description: Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan jumps over a sliding baserunner and throws to Braves' first baseman Frank Torre in a game at County Stadium. Secon...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Rezeau Blanchard Brown, Milwaukee public utility executive.

Photograph

Charles Stolper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Stolper, Milwaukee company president and treasurer.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Laura Wood Catlin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seated profile portrait of Laura Wood Catlin (Mrs. Charles), founder and president of Milwaukee Children's Free Hospital.

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows highways, roads, a proposed annexation, street car lines, bus routes, local motor bus lines, a new high speed interurban, railroads, a propo...

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date:  

Description: Elevated exterior view from across a street of the Golden Guernsey Dairy. Trucks are visible in open garages.

Date: 1950 

Description: Overhead view of ships tied up for the winter in slips.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists, both male and female, are lined up in front of a sidewalk with a group of people standing behind them in front of an awning for a...

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1931-02-25 

Description: Masquerade Group, Turnfest Club, Milwaukee Gymnastic Association. Five men and eleven women are dressed up in masquerade clothing, and all are wearing head...

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