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Photograph

Milwaukee Shore

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bare expanse of land with the Milwaukee lakeshore and the city in the distance.

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.

Photograph

Boat Covered in Ice

Date: 1945-09-20 

Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of hospital with trees and paths in a large area in front.

Date: 1900 before

Description: House at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. A large lawn is in the foreground. The main building is centered with a tower on the left corner. Separate build...

Date: 1990-10-30 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Aerial view [of] main plant (October 1990)."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view showing counters, cases, and ornate carved cabinets along the walls display merchandise. Other details include a painted ceiling and column,...

Date:  

Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

Photograph

Soldiers on Parade

Date: 1904 after

Description: Soldiers marching in a parade down a street. Spectators fill the sidewalks.

Date:  

Description: Looking west on W. North Avenue from N. 14th Sreet. The Roosevelt Theater is on the far right and the Luick ice cream building is on the far left.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Down the road and across the bridge from the theatre. Iron work on the bridge obstructs the view of the theatre. Cars are crossing the bridge, and pedestri...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Photograph

Boat in Harbor

Date:  

Description: "Conrad Starke" (possibly a tugboat) cruising on the water near a bridge in an industrial area. The waterway is probably connected to Lake Michigan. Three...

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat pulling freighter "Mariposa" on Kinnickinnic River. The river has large chunks of ice floating on top, and industrial buildings are in the backgrou...

Date: 1929 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin outside of the newly-built Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...

Photograph

Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

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