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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.
Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...
Description: Child in a shopping cart with a frozen Armour smoked ham.
Date: date unknown
Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank K. Espenhain, Milwaukee merchant.
Description: A horse-drawn cart, marked B.C. Horsch, is waiting near Dr. W.H. Perrigo's veterinary and dental business in the S. 6th St neighborhood in Milwaukee. Behin...
Description: The Wisconsin Council of Agriculture exhibit at the 1938 Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...
Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.
Description: Americus Kates, 10, surveys the candy case before making his selections.
Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...
Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Nat Stone, Milwaukee merchant.
Description: This particular unit was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company of the Tilden II Mine.
Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.
Description: Girls playing football on field.
Description: Children gathered on fishing boats and piers in a harbor.
Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.
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