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Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Photograph

Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...

Date: 1939-06-09 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee County Court House, with a tree-filled park area in the foreground and the city in the background. There is debris on the roof,...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women at a train station near two railroad cars. Several stand on the platform. Five men in uniform stand and sit on the railings betwee...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1916-11-01 

Description: Pavilion at Kosciusko Park lagoon at W. Lincoln Avenue and S. 7th Street. A rowboat floats in the lagoon.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman is standing in a rowboat in a diving position teaching four women in a lake how to dive. The rest of the women are in shirts printed with S.S.B.H....

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Riverside Sanitarium of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a view of the grounds, including three sanitarium buildings, and rows of trees in the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Date: 1966-07-18 

Description: Propeller of the S.S. Santa Cruz. Falk caption reads, "Photos taken for reference in study of propeller reversing characteristics for SUN Marine red...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

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