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Date: 1914-06-08 ca.
Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...
Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...
Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...
Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Date: 1914-03-03 ca.
Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...
Date: date unknown
Description: Crowd of men gathered around a car sitting near the curb. The back of the car appears almost crushed while portions of the front remain relatively intact.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...
Description: Pavilion at Kosciusko Park lagoon at W. Lincoln Avenue and S. 7th Street. A rowboat floats in the lagoon.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.
Description: Men clearing groudn at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory for the addition of a six-story machine shop.
Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...
Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...
Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.
Description: Father on a bicycle towing son on a scooter.
Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
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-...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...
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