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Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee, looking southwest from Mitchell block showing buildings, and the paddle steamer John A. Dix.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...
Description: A group of motorcyclists, both male and female, are lined up in front of a sidewalk with a group of people standing behind them in front of an awning for a...
Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...
Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...
Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A young man sits on a motorcycle.
Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...
Description: Elevated exterior view from across a street of the Golden Guernsey Dairy. Trucks are visible in open garages.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.
Description: Letterhead of the Hotel Pfister, with a three-quarter view of the building, and automobiles, a trolley car, and horse-drawn vehicles on the streets.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: An open drawbridge with a boat crossing below. The First National Bank is in the background.
Date: 1913-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...
Description: Two boats next to each other on an unidentified body of water. One boat has a roof similar to that of a tour boat. On the front boat sits a family with c...
Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...
Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).
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