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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...


Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...


Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn being moved through snow-covered fields by a truck. The barn is on a large bed platform. Other farm buildings are visible in the backgrou...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Building completed about 1926-27. Corner view with parked cars lining the street. A flag flies from the roof. A decorative band of a classical relief lines...


Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by the Simmons Manufacturing Company. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...


Frank Kulick

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.


Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...


Description: West Water Street from Union Depot.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

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