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Description: View down sidewalk of a skateboarder doing a handstand on a skateboard. Pedestrians are watching from the left.
Description: A view of a T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar and its operators. Several passengers are visible inside the streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos b...
Description: Espenhain's department store located on the northwest corner of N. 4th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and a streetcar c...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Intersection of Janesville Plan and North Cape Road, with telephone poles lining North Cape Road and cars parked on the side of Schunbrino's Saloon.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
Date: 1800 after
Description: Map of additions to Milwaukee. Several of the additions are outlined in colors and many streets, waterways, and some landmarks are labelled.
Description: A grader manufactured by The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. sits in a lot. Trucks and equipment are parked in the background near industrial buildings an...
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Date: 1912 before
Description: View of the Alhambra Theatre Building on the corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N 4th Street. A U.S. flag flies from the top of the building.
Description: A car (possible a Model T) with a family seated inside. There are other people with cars in the background and people seated at picnic tables.
Description: Two horses pulling a carriage with a driver on a dirt road.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.
Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.
Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...
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