Date: 1901 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1941 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, green, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL RO...


Description: View down Grand Avenue from 6th Street. Several horse-drawn vehicles. Church in background.


Concrete Locks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Concrete locks on a narrow river in winter. Snow covers the ground, and a water tower and smokestack can be seen in the background.


Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...


Post Office

Date: 1968-01-13 

Description: Post Office workers in mail room.

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse in harness lies on its side in the street, while the other horse stands nearby. The carriage or cart they are pulling can be seen in the background...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1872 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.


Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view from the dome of the Milwaukee Exposition Building looking south at the urban landscape. The cyclorama building in the foreground...


Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man stands in a lift attached to the bed of an International Model DR-60 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice and Coal Company. Another man stands atop a rai...

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...


Description: Four men sit on the shore and look out at a ship on the water at the Wolf and Davidson ship yard.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

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