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Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1961 

Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Photograph

Newhall House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Newhall House. A number of horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curb.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...

Date:  

Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Lumberyard

Date:  

Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men assisting another man wearing a diving suit in what appears to be the interior of a ship.

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".

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