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Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Date: 1921-07-31 

Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...


Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.


Description: Elevated view of buildings and traffic on West Water Street, with horse-drawn vehicles and streetcars in foreground.


Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.



Date: 1982-09 

Description: "A tailgater runs amok in the parking lot at Milwaukee County Stadium."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 12 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, railroad lines, the Kinnickinnic River, and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.


Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...


Life Saving Service

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men of the Life Saving Service posing in front of their boat.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...


East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn is being moved by a truck in the snow. One man is in front of the truck, and another is on the left near a pile of wood. Two cars are in th...


Buggy Race

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are racing small horse-drawn buggies on a dirt track. Groups of people are watching from the stands. Behind the stands is a vine-covered building...


Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

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