1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

Date: 1918-07-31 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. 3rd Street from W. Wisconsin Avenue towards the commercial district surrounding the Miller Hotel and Theater. There are streetcars, hor...

Date:  

Description: West Water Street from Union Depot.

Date: 1926-06-25 ca.

Description: Automobile and motorcycle with sidecar parked on the side of the road at 712 Jefferson Street, near E. Ogden Avenue. The Notre Dame convent is visible in t...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A camera operator is filming a reporter outside the Milwaukee Theater at the Republican presidential debate. Other television crews are setting up their eq...

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...

Date: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

Date:  

Description: Farmer inspecting cornstacks in a field.

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Photograph

Pfister House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is accompanied by booklet: "Know Milwaukee Map and Street Guide". The map is a detailed map of Milwaukee and the surrounding suburbs. Streets and...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Painesville Memorial Chapel

Date: 1942-07-20 

Description: Newspaper clipping giving information about the chapel. Above the article is a photograph of a meeting in progress.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Kilbourntown House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a drawing by Fernekes. The house has four fluted columns on the front porch.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.