Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Date: 1957-04-21 

Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...


Scott Bauer

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View looking down at reporters and journalists sitting at long tables, typing on their computers or watching the Republican presidential debate. One of the...

Date: 1913-08-12 

Description: Two men working a desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger accounting office. There are photographs on the wall, including a crane, the P&H plant, and a St. Lo...


Description: St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church. 4th and Cedar (later W. Kilbourn Avenue). Cornerstone laid 12/5/1886. E.T. Mix was the architect. Two-story...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Part of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. Small station, at the bottom of a hill. Behind the station on top of the hill is a line of houses.


Description: Milwaukee, view north-northeast from courthouse.


City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...


Description: Letterhead of the O'Neil Oil & Paint Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of oils, paints, chemicals, and other supplies for tanneries and laundr...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Two men in stands review the Milwaukee Braves official program during a game.

Date: 1921-05-22 ca.

Description: Crowd of spectators attend a dedication ceremony for a World War I monument in Humboldt Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Humboldt Park, Unveiling Bay V...

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: Worker pours molten metal into a mold for a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) main frame at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works foundry.

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Young people at a union-sponsored dance in Milwaukee crowd around the stage, perhaps while the band is taking a break.

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward H. Schwartzburg, Milwaukee company secretary.


Emanuel A. Wurster

Date: 1914-09-28 

Description: Seated waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emanuel A. Wurster, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch, both smoking, pose humorously with an unidentified woman who holds a notepad and pen.


Mathilda Hughes


Description: Mathilda Hughes, wife of Louis Hughes. They were charter members of St. Mark's AME church and she was the first stewardess of the church.

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