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Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.
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: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: 1914-11-09 ca.
Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...
Description: Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...
Date: 1919-08-08 ca.
Description: View up the Milwaukee River from Wisconsin Avenue bridge. A World War I submarine travels down the Milwaukee River. A crowd is gathered at the riverbank an...
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Description: Interior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...
Date: date unknown
Description: Stereograph view of stuffed kangaroo, bear, fox, giraffe, llama, and ram behind a glass enclosure at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".
Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.
Date: 1919-02-26 ca.
Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.
Description: View of a metal stairway and a train car wheel and undercarriage. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry w...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.
Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...
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