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Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Victor Lawrence Brown, Milwaukee lawyer and manufacturer.

Date: 1914-08-25 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William DeForest Halsted, Milwaukee manufacturer.


Description: Boys Day at an indoor pool. A view from the balcony on the second floor overlooks the boys swimming in the pool below.


Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Date: 1957-10-07 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves outfielder Wes Covington holding the brim of his cap.

Date: 1955-12-01 

Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Romanesque Chicago & Northwestern Railway station.


Description: Waist up carte-de-visite portrait of Charles B. "Doc" Aubrey, 6th Wisconsin Infantry ("Iron Brigade") after the war. An engraving of Aubrey from 1862 is pr...

Date: 1962-02 

Description: The Esser sisters, Julie and Jane, stand in a crib with their hands on the foot board. A lamb decal decorates the crib.

Date: 1968 

Description: Rock trio, "The Ox", performing on stage. The guitarist and bassist are on an elevated platform next to a stack of amplifiers while the drummer is set up o...


Belmont Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Color postcard of hotel. Also road view with cars and people. Building located at corner of 4th and Wells Streets.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Bradley & Metcalf building in the 300 block of East Water Street. On the corner first floor is Booth & Maynard's store which was located...


Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ellen MacQuarrie (later Ellen Wilson), a journalist at the "Milwaukee Journal" and the wife of Gordon MacQuarrie, looking at Anubis, the dessicated cat tha...

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a tractor assembly line at Milwaukee Works, including factory workers and machines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

Date: 1948-04-22 

Description: Strike vote, Local 1173, United Steelworkers of America (Nordberg Manufacturing Company). Members of the Nordberg Steel Co., Local 1173, took a strike v...

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