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Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.
Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Central Building. Six-story building with cars along the road next to it. In the lower foreground is a parking lot with a sign listing parking as 15 cents.
Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...
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...
Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in the mid-1830s by Irish immigrants Davi...
Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.
Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...
Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a hat stands between two women wearing bonnets and matching dresses with signs around their necks that read "My Heart Bee...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.
Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...
Description: Elevated view of a northwest section of the city.
Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Description: Exterior view of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
Date: 1914 after
Description: A line of buildings with docked boats on the left side of the river.
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