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Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a close-up of the tachometer drive for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...


Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...


People and Car


Description: An open car on the street. There is a driver in the vehicle and he is surrounded by interested onlookers. Side of car says "King - Silent - 36", "A Thousan...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.


South Chase Avenue

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Looking south. Bridge in foreground is over Kinnickinnic River. Bridge over the road holds railroad tracks. In background are several houses and a build...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...


Milwaukee Hospital

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from a building of a canal in the city, with a boat on the canal. A bridge is also visible.


Description: Front end of a streetcar on a Milwaukee street. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from Post Office. Also i...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Motion picture and television "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans arrive in Milwaukee for their appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair. Although unda...

Date:  ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north of downtown, with the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan.

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