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Description: Robert Bloch, with cigar, and Robert Vail, holding a pipe. They are both wearing military costumes, staged standing on chairs next to a bed.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1901 after

Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitchers Warren Spahn (left) and Lew Burdette posing with awards they recieved at the 5th Annual Diamond Dinner, hosted by the Milwaukee C...

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...


Donna Taylor Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a woman in a white dress identified as Donna Taylor Adams, J. Robert Taylor's daughter. She is standing next to a bench and holding he...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Skilled Trade Division, at 511-A West Wells Street, Lot 1119. Men's Department-Skilled Trade and Clerical Division; Division for the Physically Disabled....


Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...


St. Paul's Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.


East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from behind the counter of men lined up in the Second Office of the State Employment Agency. Three people in the foreground are providing assistance,...


Salmon Fishing

Date: 1977-10-07 

Description: Man and woman napping on the rocks with their hats down over their eyes as they fish for salmon.


Edwin E. White

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edwin E. White.


WTMJ Radio Booth

Date: 1977 

Description: "Radio personality, Gordon Hinkley, appeared in the WTMJ radio booth at the Wisconsin State Fair."

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