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Photograph

Telegraph Operator

Date: 1956-09-27 

Description: Miss Nellie Millane sits at the telegraph key at Western Union Telegraph Co. where she worked as a Morse Code operator for 49 years.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1956-05-02 

Description: Father demonstrates controls of a mini-race car as his daughter sits in the car.

Photograph

Hudson

Date: 1921 

Description: A special 1921 Hudson. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows street car lines, bus routes, railroads, proposed city boundary lines, wards, public schools, blocks & house numbers, Lake Michigan, one mil...

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: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, rivers, Lake Michigan, churches, schools, and...

Date: 1917 

Description: Slightly elevated view from rear of Governor Philipp sitting in a Pierce Arrow luxury car in the back seat on the left, with the top down. Five other men s...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Cudahy Brothers Company, a meat packer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a color image of a package of meat hanging from a hook on a wall,...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A barber glances up and smiles for the camera, while the customer looks on with a sidelong look.

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Laura (Smith) Kaun. She is wearing a lace dress or blouse with a high collar. Laura was born April 9, 1876 in Mil...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...

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