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Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of library building, with a portion of the dome visible on the roof, from across the street behind a median strip planted with bushes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building is on a street corner. Road in front is crowded with pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and trolleys. Nine flags are at various points on the ro...

Date: 1955-12-01 

Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A car is parked on the street in front of a row of houses. Children are playing in the front yards. There is a large tree in the foreground. Men are workin...

Photograph

Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group sitting on the lawn at Washington Park. Louis Oto Stauff is wearing the bowler hat. The women behind him are identified as Ella Augusta Reinhardt S...

Photograph

A Stone Fight

Date:  

Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

Photograph

Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

Description: The main entrance to the Lowell Damon home.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of a freshly built two-story house located at 293 East Orchard Court. The house has a covered patio. There is no driveway in place yet, and a fres...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An early twentieth-century automobile parked on a road, with a large house in the background. The back tires have chains around them.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grand Avenue and bridge over river with streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles on the street.

Photograph

Sand Dredge on Ship

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sand dredge on ship unloading sand on large pile.

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A group of people enjoy a summer day in Pabst Park beer garden at North 3rd Street and West Garfield Avenue.

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor pulling a street cleaning tank attachment marked "Street Department, Village of Shorewood." Water is spraying from the side...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

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