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Photograph

International Truck

Date: 1933-11-13 

Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

Date:  

Description: The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a...

Date: 1985-02-14 

Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.

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: 1906 

Description: 1904 Exhibit of the Maryland Association for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, in a railway coach. Photograph taken in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Date: 1952-10-03 

Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...

Photograph

Grand Prize

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Bob Burman, left, leans on a #31 Benz race car. Caleb Bragg, winner of Grand Prize Race in 1912, on road course in Wauwatosa, faces camera. The other two...

Date:  ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man riding a motorcycle on a country road. Two men stand along the side of the road and a horse is in the background.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Photograph

Fire Engine No. 1

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters are posed on and around a fire engine in front of the fire station.

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.

Photograph

Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Photograph

Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

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