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Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Milwaukee's Polish Population. Map showing in Red Color the Location and Density of Polish=Speaking Population of the City of Milwaukee, Wis."...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.

Date: 1956-05-02 

Description: Father demonstrates controls of a mini-race car as his daughter sits in the car.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows sewers, intercepting sewers, manholes, block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. The right margin reads: "Tot...

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Film location in Milwaukee's Third Ward where parts of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" was shot in 1990.

Photograph

Edward F. Goes

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward F. Goes, Milwaukee company vice-president.

Photograph

Dadd's Drugstore

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Second Street and Grand Avenue (later renamed Wisconsin Avenue). Pictured on this corner is Dadd's Drug Store, 137 Grand Avenue...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Miller Brewing wagon, filled with barrels of beer, and a Miller delivery truck. The caption on the photograph reads "1855-1939".

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

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:  

Description: The Railroad YMCA building at S. 3rd and W. Florida Streets.

Photograph

Tiger at Zoo

Date: 1991-08 

Description: Close-up of tiger at a zoo in Milwaukee.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukie

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Conference room at the United Auto workers (UAW) farm implement conference. Attendees sit at banquet tables and stand along the walls in the crowded room.

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