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.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...


City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: Two workers loading large steel castings into the back of an International C-15 truck outside a Wehr Steel Company building.

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an overhead rear view of Miller Park Stadium.


Description: External view of First Division Market (built 1870) with horse-drawn vehicle in front.


Sailboat in Harbor


Description: Several people stand aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is appears to be tied to the sailboat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.


Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...


Hilton Guest Room

Date: 1982 

Description: Typical room at the Milwaukee River Hilton Inn in MIlwaukee.


Ravine Drive

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lake Park. A large bridge stretches above a small road or path in a ravine surrounded by flowering plants. The lake is beyond, with a boat in the center...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...


Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.


Iceboat on Lake


Description: Group of people with an iceboat on a lake (possibly Lake Michigan).

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

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