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Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

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: 1911 

Description: Construction of building number 43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory building housed a six story machine shop. Men are using a cran...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men standing on a paved city street in front of a house.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows sewers, intercepting sewers, manholes, block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. The right margin reads: "Tot...

Photograph

Pabst Park

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: The Pabst Park beer garden and Park Bar at N. 3rd Street and W. Garfield Avenue (later renamed Garfield and Rose Park).

Photograph

Milwaukee March

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a group of people marching in the street. There is a man driving a Milwaukee police vehicle in front, and one man is leading a donkey, whi...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 2001 the former Copeland Service Station reopened as a coffee shop in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood. The restored building is located at 4924 We...

Photograph

Wisconsin Club

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Club, until 1917 the Deutscher Club. Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1906 before

Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.

Date:  

Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

Photograph

Erck's Pharmacy

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

Description: Interior of Erck's Pharmacy, at 1430 Atkinson Avenue.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.

Date: 1957-10 

Description: Crowd in front of the home of Lew Burdette after the Milwaukee Braves defeated the New York Yankees to win the 1957 World Series. Pitcher Burdette won thr...

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

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