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Postcard

Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.

Photograph

Mud Pies

Date:  

Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcycles, with Reagina Standard on the sides and on banners, sit parked on the dirt road.

Photograph

Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two motorcyclists are racing by while several men are watching from behind a railing. One man standing on the track holds a flag.

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Photograph

Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior view of the club. A mast with flags stands outside of the club on the pier.

Photograph

Walking in the Rain

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A woman in business attire walks with an open umbrella on a rainy day in downtown Milwaukee. To her left is the Civil War monument, "The Victorious Charge...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: This map shows a large map on the bottom with marked routes. City blocks are shown but not labeled. Lake Michigan is labeled on the far right. The top of t...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

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...

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