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Date: date unknown
Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.
Date: 1906 before
Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.
Description: Unidentified industrial district with smoke billowing from many smokestacks.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Front view with flag pole and road lined with cars.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Åvenue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...
Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car stopped on a bridge. Under the bridge is a stream with a small waterfall. Two women are on either side of the bridge...
Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...
Description: A group of four young children sitting in a circle on the grass. Several buildings are in the background, and a few bare trees are on the right. One build...
Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.
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: 1930 before
Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Winter scene with a car buried in fresh snow while parked outside a building.
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a baseball glove, hat and a sweatshirt that reads "Milwaukee Commando NAACP Youth Council" pitching a baseball. In the background sta...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...
Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...
Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.
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