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Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre at an angle from across the street. Several other buildings can be seen, as well as a road with pedestrians and ho...
Date: date unknown
Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Date: 1924-05-14 ca.
Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...
Description: Two Goodrich Line passenger ferries are docked on the west bank of the Milwaukee River, north of the Clybourn Street bridge. The Pabst building and City Ha...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...
Description: Exterior view of a pharmacy advertising "Low Cost Drugs." The building also has a painted advertisement for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.
Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."
Description: A view of the Milwaukee Water Works building looking northwest.
Description: N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the north side of the street. The First National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visible.
Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of church. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in front.
Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...
Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...
Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.
Description: A group of boys are standing near the entrance of a brick building waiting to get in. A man behind them is entering the door. The sign near the door reads...
Description: Side view of portico with classical columns on front of a mansion.
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