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Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.
Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fountain surrounded by a path and trees. A lamp post is in the right foreground and buildings are visible in the background. Written in cursive is, "With l...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing a close-up of the holder Lawson designed for passenger seats on his Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1915 before
Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...
Description: Hand-colored view of the interior of the bar room in the Schlitz Hotel.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee, west from the Court House.
Date: date unknown
Description: Government building with tower on street corner. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in front.
Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Washington High School.
Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.
Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...
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