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Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Milwaukee pedestrian with umbrella during a snowstorm.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Description: West Water Street from Union Depot.
Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Description: American System houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. Demolished in 1974. Four identical buildings in a row. A r...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...
Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...
Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...
Description: View looking northeast of St. Mary's Catholic church at the
southeast corner of East Kilbourn Avenue and North Broadway.
A man is walking across the s...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Romanesque Chicago & Northwestern Railway station.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Washington High School.
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Built 1836-37, on the northwest corner of Florida and Greenbush. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph called it the "oldest school under dest...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
Date: 1920-04-28 ca.
Description: View from across the street of the Palace Theater, 535 West Wisconsin Avenue. A streetcar approaches from the left.
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