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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The dome on top of the building is visible. A monument is in a grassy median in the road between the building and the foreground.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.
Date: 1920 before
Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the motor mounting and cabane for Alfred Lawson's Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1910 before
Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...
Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.
Date: 1911 before
Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.
Date: 1912 before
Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A boat with five people are on a lake surrounded by trees. Behind them are several docked boats. In the background is a park area with a red-roofed build...
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
Description: Color print of the front of the courthouse. Bare trees surround a fountain in the front, which has the top-most part of the dome cut-off by the frame.
Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Administration building for the school. Building has over three stories, and a covered main entrance.
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...
Description: Large, red building with steep roof. First level has awnings above windows. Behind the building is a grassy area, and trees are on the right and left of th...
Date: 1905 after
Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...
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...
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