1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: Taylor is relaxing, smoking his pipe and reading his paper in front of an open heater. A kerchief is covering his head. Smoke is around the light in the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Menlo Park. Exterior view of building surrounded by a fence.

Date: 1900 after

Description: Map shows 6 types of zoning districts in Milwaukee township. There is a key identifying four types of land: "AGRICULTURAL," '"A" RESIDENCE.' '"B" RESIDENCE...

Date: 1919 

Description: Portrait of Alfred Lawson, with his arm around the shoulders of an unidentified woman who is holding a handkerchief. They are posing while looking out of a...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Date: 1917 

Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.

Date: 1933-12-11 ca.

Description: This map shows residence, business, commercial, and industrial districts as well as streets, points of interest, and Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are lined up on motorcycles on a track preparing to race.

Date:  

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

Photograph

Chapel of the Woods

Date: 1898 

Description: View of the Chapel of the Woods located at St. Francis Seminary.

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Packard delivery truck for Quality Biscuit Company, sitting in front of the W.S. Seaman plant. The car's body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Compa...

Photograph

Hiawatha Locomotive

Date:  

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.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Photograph

Beating the Bug

Date: 1968-12-13 

Description: A firefighter gets a flu shot made available to city workers in the lobby of the municipal building to avoid contracting the Hong Kong flu.

Photograph

Frederick Pabst

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Pabst (1836-1904). He is wearing a suit with white tie and a carnation boutonnierre.

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: During a march in support of the striking Local 75 of the United Automobile Workers, the police arrest one participant.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.