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Date: 1931 before
Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Hotel Astor at Astor, Juneau & Marshall Streets. Large red building with pedestrians, three cars, trees, and an American flag.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Elevated view of dam on river. A bridge can be seen in the background. Houses are on top of the hill on the right side.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Administration building for the school. Building has over three stories, and a covered main entrance.
Description: View from intersection of Grove Street from National Avenue on the south side of Milwaukee.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...
Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.
Description: Group portrait of men wearing winter coats and hats. They are standing on a metal roof, examining a large collapsed industrial structure which is behind th...
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...
Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.
Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.
Description: Exterior view of West Side High School.
Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.
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