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Date: 1943 ca.
Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...
Description: Mrs. Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.
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: 1885 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the old Court House with park in front of it.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...
Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.
Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch with C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, who were visiting from California. They are standing outside on a wall in front of Bloch's...
Date: date unknown
Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.
Description: Plaque marking the site of the first Court House, first and second jails, and the first County Offices. Erected by Milwaukee County, the plaque has classi...
Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.
Description: Building and smokestack collapsing amidst debris.
Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center.
Although born in Ma...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Building completed about 1926-27. Corner view with parked cars lining the street. A flag flies from the roof. A decorative band of a classical relief lines...
Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.
Description: Max and Ruth Distenfeld stand under a stairway at a costume party. Max is wearing a hat made of newspaper and a badge that reads committee, while Ruth is w...
Description: Milwaukee, northeast from Mitchell block. View down of rooftops and buildings.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1925-09-15 ca.
Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.
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