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Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...
Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the old Court House with park in front of it.
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...
Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.
Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...
Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 1248, class I5, built by the company's shop in 1912. From left to right are waymaster Harvey Gi...
Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.
Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.
Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Winter scene with a house viewed through a "curtain" of icicles. A snow-filled yard is in front of the house.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Date: 1913-08-23 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...
Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Park Board...
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