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Date:  

Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...

Photograph

Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map is indexed for public buildings and includes a numbered key on the lower left side. The streets are labeled and Lake Michigan is labeled on the fa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

Photograph

Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.

Date:  

Description: Stanz Cheese Company, Migliaccio & Vallone Company, and Milwaukee Cheese Company all located on the east side of North Broadway between East Clybourn and E...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Freighter on the Milwaukee River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Furrier manufacturing building. Nearby is a gas station promoting "Standard Oil Products". A Coca-Cola sign sits near the entrance to the s...

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map of additions to Milwaukee. Several of the additions are outlined in colors and many streets, waterways, and some landmarks are labelled.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from street of Willms home, 2025 S. 31st Street, Milwaukee. Home of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) and her daughters Anna (b. 1881) and Emma (18...

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: View from road of a group of seven children playing in front of a house and on the porch, while a woman holding a bag of groceries walks past on the sidewa...

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