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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...
Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...
Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated stereographic view of the Trinity Church, surrounded by the rooftops of nearby homes.
Description: Men are working among stripped trees in a demolition area on Kilbourn Avenue.
Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men but includes a few boys and at least one gir...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Kulzick, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Description: Herman Kruse (left) and Ed Papke (right) on the occasion of Papke's retirement. Papke was a founding member of Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of Americ...
Description: Exterior view of Milwaukee Water Works. A little boy rides a tricycle in the foreground.
Description: The office of the Milwaukee County Airport.
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purchased in 1931. The train is near the 26th...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...
Description: Liz Walden looks over empty boxes of laundry soap collected in a Refund Swap Convention at Our Lady of Good Hope School.
Description: An unidentified Falk employee stands next to a large Steel Spur Gear. The sign in the photograph reads, "Cast Steel Spur Gear. Made by The Falk Co. Milwauk...
Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.
Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.
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