Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 12 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, railroad lines, the Kinnickinnic River, and Lake Michigan.


Description: A large group posed in front of "The Milwaukee Leader" newspaper established in December of 1911 by Victor L. Berger. He can be seen ten from the right in...

Date:  date unknown

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...

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...

Date: 1964 

Description: This map shows various zoning section and includes labeled streets, parks, and cemeteries. The upper left corner contains a legend of land use.

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up detail of scene of historic Wisconsin in a hexagonal structure on a pedestal beneath the clock. The scene depicts an outdoor band concert in Milwa...


Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...


Soldiers on Parade

Date: 1904 after

Description: Soldiers marching in a parade down a street. Spectators fill the sidewalks.


Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.


Description: J. Robert Taylor standing on a walkway in a yard with a wooden building in the background.


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...



Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Armory, with the police station on the right, and private residence on the left.

Date: 1912 before

Description: View of the Alhambra Theatre Building on the corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N 4th Street. A U.S. flag flies from the top of the building.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...


City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

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