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Postcard

Mitchell Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small building covered with vines on a path near the lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," being towed into the Milwaukee harbor past a breakwater. Milwaukee North Pier Inner Light in...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...

Postcard

Easter Greetings

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Easter postcard with a female rabbit sitting on an Easter egg and a male rabbit standing behind her. Another male rabbit is taking their picture with a cam...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the seminary of St. Francis of Sales.

Postcard

Mitchell Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.

Date: 1960 before

Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking north from Michigan Bridge towards another bridge. There is a clock tower on the distant right. The large building near the bridge also has a clock...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of City Hall from the square, including the Miller Cafe, other businesses, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of Cudahy Apartments with a road in front and along the side of the building, with lamposts, and trees in the background.

Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. The Hotel Pfister is on the corner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...

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