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Date: 1920-04-28 ca.
Description: View from across the street of the Palace Theater, 535 West Wisconsin Avenue. A streetcar approaches from the left.
Description: A one-person carriage driven by a woman is led by two tandem horses stepping in rhythm and wearing blinders. A lake (probably Lake Michigan), and shorelin...
Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor pulling a street cleaning tank attachment marked "Street Department, Village of Shorewood." Water is spraying from the side...
Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.
Description: Joys Building, located on the west side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets. Several horse-drawn vehicles are parked in front of t...
Description: Letterhead of Newhall House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, including people strolling on the grounds and near the entranc...
Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue looking east.
Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...
Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.
Date: 1914-10-20 ca.
Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.
Date: date unknown
Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.
Description: "Conrad Starke" (possibly a tugboat) cruising on the water near a bridge in an industrial area. The waterway is probably connected to Lake Michigan. Three...
Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.
Date: 1912-10 ca.
Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Cars lined up at the ticket booth at 41 Outdoor Theatre at sunset.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.
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