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Photograph

F.J. Gaenslen

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of F.J. Gaenslen, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: View of Milwaukee looking down East Water Street.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.

Date:  

Description: Advertisement for Schlitz Atlas-Brau with Atlas carrying the earth with a Schlitz label on his shoulders. Some text reads, "Ask for Schlitz. The Beer That...

Date: 1914-07-26 ca.

Description: A group, mostly youth, on the shores of Lake Michigan at South Shore beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Caption on glass plate reads, "On the Sands, South...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Photograph

Large Mill Drive

Date: 1968-10-29 

Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...

Date: 1909 

Description: The Easter week investigation of unemployment conditions with Professor Ross's class showing five children lined up by wooden fence with buildings in the b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls in white dresses and waving American flags stand at the curb in front of a church. Three police officers are standing in the str...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.

Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and colored map of the Milwaukee Township, showing how lands were used, included are parks, cemeteries, private grounds, and speculative land....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line of young men are walking across athletic field. In the left corner stands a group of onlookers, some of which have markings on the back of their jacke...

Photograph

Julius E. Roehr

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Julius E. Roehr, Milwaukee attorney.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

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...

Date:  

Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

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