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Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date:  ca.

Description: Two horses pulling a carriage with a driver on a dirt road.

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.

Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date: 1917 

Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.

Date: 1893 

Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A crane and a truck in a clearing between a road lined with telephone poles and a row of houses. On the right near the truck a man is working. The license...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Date:  

Description: View up Broadway from Huron Street, with Charles Stein and Company on the left.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An original color lithograph featuring a side profile view of The Milwaukee Road Hiawatha engine and one additional car. Below the image is written "Built...

Date: 1965-02-25 

Description: This blue line print map shows annexed land with ordinance numbers and dates.

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. City buildings can be seen on a hill in the background. Various boats are in the river and on the shoreline. A path with stairs lead...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Jones Island, with some houses near the water and An industrial area across the river. On the right are a number of railroad tracks next to a road. A sign...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue print map shows village limits, collector residential streets, and primary residential streets. The upper right corner features a key to street t...

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