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Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man driving through a neighborhood on a dirt and rock road.

Date: 1901 after

Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1948 

Description: 3 cent stamp design with a Wisconsin theme in blue.

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the Milwaukee Theater from across the street, which hosted the Republican presidential debates.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View the from the street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the secon...

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Legion floral emblem on the east slope of Milwaukee's Kilbourne Park Reservoir.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large crowd of protesters standing on the street outside the Republican presidential debate. The group are mostly college age, although a young boy is st...

Drawing

"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Photograph

The Manhattan Block

Date: 1914-10-20 ca.

Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

Photograph

Street Sign

Date:  

Description: A neighborhood street sign at the intersection of Northwood and Azalea Court. Azalea Court is identified as "No thru street." A house with a well-kept yard...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

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