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Date: 1905 after
Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.
Description: Exterior view of Washington High School.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...
Date: date unknown
Description: A large pavilion with a gray roof and tower are in the center of the image. A dirt road passes across the lower foreground. On the right of the building...
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: 1956 before
Description: Exterior of three-story building on corner. Trees are along the sidewalk on the right, and vines are growing on the facade of the building.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Description: Easter postcard with a female rabbit sitting on an Easter egg and a male rabbit standing behind her. Another male rabbit is taking their picture with a cam...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...
Date: 1907 before
Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Front of the fuselage of a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2) in a hangar.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.
Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.
Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...
Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."
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