Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.
Date: date unknown
Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...
Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William Sr. is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...
Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Color postcard of front of Church on Grand Avenue. The stained glass is visible in the church windows.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Looking southwest. The facility has since become part of the U.S. Veterans Administration Center at 5000 West National Avenue. Two paths and trees surroun...
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...
Date: 1920 before
Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...
Date: 1905 after
Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.
Description: Easter postcard with a female rabbit sitting on an Easter egg and a male rabbit standing behind her. Another male rabbit is taking their picture with a cam...
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: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706