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Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee River from Walker's Point Bridge.

Photograph

State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Fair looking west from the top of the grandstand. Amusement rides and pavilions visible with individuals walking.

Date: 1869 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, buildings, and marshes. The map includes insets of Franklin, Hales Corners, Bay View, Oak Cre...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: View of Milwaukee looking down East Water Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

Date: 1913-02-02 

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor with her three children, Donna, Ellen, and Fred, stand outside in the winter weather. All but the smallest child have furry hand muf...

Photograph

Pabst Park

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: The Pabst Park beer garden and Park Bar at N. 3rd Street and W. Garfield Avenue (later renamed Garfield and Rose Park).

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men are posing in the street to the right of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a group of men in the background. The man in the middle of the group h...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Date:  

Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of exterior of Plankinton House from across the street.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

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