Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1914-10-20 ca.
Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Water Tower and park with Milwaukee Bay in background.
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...
Description: 1030 N. Third Street, seen from State Street Bridge. Signs for the building are on the top floor. More billboards can be seen on buildings in the backgroun...
Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...
Date: 1914 after
Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...
Description: Looking northeast at the Pabst Theater and City Hall on Wells Street, east of the Milwaukee River.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view over bridge and river looking up Grand Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles and a street car are in the foreground.
Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Collonade connecting the Pabst theater to the Wyndam Hotel and Milwaukee Reperatory Theater.
Date: 1945-04-07 ca.
Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
Description: Students boarding an International D-300 school bus. The bus is equipped with a one hundred and sixty-five inch Hicks body.
Date: 1902-05-16 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Public Library building (Central Library) at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 9th Street.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...
Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706