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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of lobby, with large chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, columns, stairway leading to second floor, and chairs positioned about the entranc...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of City Hall, seen from the side. Location, title, and the phrase "Die Stadthalle" are in the top left corner.

Date: 1916 before

Description: South entrance to park. The bridge has stone lion sculptures on each of its corners, as well as ornate street lamps. A lighthouse and attached buildings ar...

Postcard

A Family at Ease

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a mag...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. The station with the clock tower is on the right, and the tracks and train shed are on the left. Pedestrians are...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

Date: 1948 

Description: A 10-foot mannequin of Alice in Dairyland at an Alice display at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Court House, the Masonic Temple, St. Johns Cathedral and the Emanuel Church.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Statue of soldier holding a sword, seated on a horse. Erected in 1905, in Kosciuszko Park. The sculptor was Gaetano Trentanove. The statue stands on an e...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

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