1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1962-05-31 

Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...

Photograph

Burned Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The empty, burnt remnants of a building still partially standing. On the bottom, leaning against the second floor, is a ladder coming up from the street.

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Photograph

Civil War Memorial

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Central Building. Seven story building with a walkway connecting to the second floor over the road on the right. Cars are parked in front...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows acreages, wards, streets, rivers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are editorial notes in pencil.

Date: 1901-01-20 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers at Milwaukee Harbor standing on ice around the Julius Goll Jr. excursion boat.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...

Photograph

Toys on a Truck

Date: 1931-12-22 

Description: Men look out from the cab of a flatbed truck piled with toys.

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A group of Boy Scouts, led by the Scout Leader, playing drums in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking down a street and a crowd of spectators is in th...

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Date: 1971 

Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

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:

.
.