Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...


Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...


Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...


Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.


Onlookers on Roof

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd of people watching a street event from the rooftop and windows of a building.

Date: 1872 

Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.


Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...


Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: St. Josephat Church and School from Kosciuszko Park. Classic style church with dome across a body of water. Three boats with boaters are out rowing. Along...

Date: 1930 before

Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.


Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Model of the Richard Lloyd Jones residence on display as part of the exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee. T...


Description: Downtown commercial building at night from across the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

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