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Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

Date:  

Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Photograph

Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 1340, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Photograph

Fishing Boat

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men stand to the rear of a 44-foot fishing boat marked Frank Braeger. The boat was owned by Julius Detlaff and powered by an International PD-80...

Date: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

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