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Photograph

Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked on road without driver.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Photograph

Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian men on the street, entering a car.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The MIlwaukee & St. Paul Railroad elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman adjusts her motorcycle in the middle of a street. A motorcycle is parked next to her.

Date:  

Description: Espenhain's department store located on the northwest corner of N. 4th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and a streetcar c...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Photograph

Hilton Guest Room

Date: 1982 

Description: Typical room at the Milwaukee River Hilton Inn in MIlwaukee.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

Date: 1937-04-06 

Description: An International D-2 pickup truck used by Hayek Pharmacy parked on a residential street. A man carrying a package is on the front walk of one of the houses...

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