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Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Photograph

Tight squeeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1919-08-22 

Description: Alfred Lawson shaking hands with a woman, identified elsewhere as "Mrs. John Pfingsten, wife of one of the Lawson company stockholders," who subsequently c...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

Photograph

Electric Streetcar

Date:  

Description: An electric streetcar in Milwaukee with a large Gimbels sign in the background.

Date: 1911 

Description: The photographer J. Robert Taylor posing outdoors with his motorcycle in front of a large cannon. The cannon is mounted on a low pedestal and is enclosed b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large Victorian-style house gutted by a fire. Ladders lean on the sides, reaching up to many different levels. Two people are on the roof spraying wate...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of people moving down a road. Many people carry umbrellas, and a flag can be seen in the background. A sign hanging above the crowd reads, "...

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Date: 1911-04-20 

Description: Men clearing groudn at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory for the addition of a six-story machine shop.

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

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