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Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chapel Building. A small footpath curves from the lower right to the entrance, and another comes from the left.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall. Main entrance is visible through trees, and three women are walking down the road towards the building.

Postcard

Downtown

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Large, red building with steep roof. First level has awnings above windows. Behind the building is a grassy area, and trees are on the right and left of th...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Company M Barracks. Two-story building with first and second floor porches.

Postcard

Michigan Bridge

Date: 1907 

Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Postcard

Mitchell Park

Date: 1913 before

Description: Sunken gardens at Mitchell Park, with the conservatory in the background.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the assembly hangar for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.

Date:  

Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...

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