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Date: 1943 ca.
Description: The hospital entrance can be seen above a small pond that is surrounded by trees and a landscaped lawn.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: T.M.E.R. & L. Company. Right corner of building has a crowd of people on the sidewalk. On the right is a small line of trees and a man in the Express No....
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of city over Kilbourn Park Reservoir. In the grass is the name of the park in large white letters.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...
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.
Description: Exterior of the Young Men's Christian Association building (YMCA).
Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Color postcard of hotel. Also road view with cars and people. Building located at corner of 4th and Wells Streets.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard image of a sun parlor at the pavilion for tuberculosis cases at the Milwaukee Hospital for Insane.
Description: Looking north from Michigan Bridge towards another bridge. There is a clock tower on the distant right. The large building near the bridge also has a clock...
Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Pond and paths in front of the conservatory.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the elevator rocker shaft for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2). Additionally, a triple motion universal joint is identif...
Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...
Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Court House.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.
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