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Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of pedestrians cross a busy street near a building with a sign for Gimbels Brothers.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Quadrangle

Date: 1906 

Description: Polyconic projection. Map made from surveys without spirit level control. Henry Gannett, Chief Topographer. Topography by Van H. Manning and Nat. Tyler, Jr...

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Date:  

Description: A shirtless Robert Bloch is posed sitting puffing out his cheeks. He is wearing a baseball cap, a baseball mitt, and eyeglasses with covered lenses.

Photograph

H.O. Brumder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of H.O. Brumder, Milwaukee publisher.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A Hamilton Metalplane, which was manufactured by the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee County Airport.

Photograph

Large Pinion Stand

Date: 1965-05 

Description: Pinion stand that was purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. Male employee in the photograph is Jim Kolbeck.

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race car #26, possibly driven by Spencer Wishart, driving down a country road during the Vanderbilt Cup Race. Two houses are on the right behind fences an...

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date:  

Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1931 before

Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1906 

Description: 1904 Exhibit of the Maryland Association for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, in a railway coach. Photograph taken in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Michael Zimmons

Date: 1914-04-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael Zimmons, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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