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Photograph

German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1921 

Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Four workers operating an "ancient" winch. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the...

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Photograph

North Avenue Dam

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee River from the east bank at the North Avenue dam . Caption on negative reads, "Milwaukee River at North Ave".

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait taken next to an automobile, consisting of a woman (probably Alma Reinhardt Taylor) with hand on car, one boy (probably Fred Taylor) on th...

Postcard

Hotel Martin

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...

Date:  

Description: View looking northeast of St. Mary's Catholic church at the southeast corner of East Kilbourn Avenue and North Broadway. A man is walking across the s...

Photograph

Flour Mill Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire at the elevator of the Atlas Flour Mill. Two men are working a water hose tower in the center, and fire fighters are aiming jets of water at the buil...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

Date: 1935 

Description: Aerial view of the paving operation of Joseph D. Bonners, Inc., on St. Martins Road at Hales Corners.

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