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Description: Letterhead of the M. Carpenter Baking Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a wholesale baker of bread, cakes, and biscuits. On the left is a color image of a c...

Date: 1887-09 

Description: A group of Civil War veterans and their families pose in front of the Milwaukee armory building at the reunion of The Iron Brigade.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman in wide brimmed hat wading in water.


Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Passenger ship "Christopher Columbus," full of people on multiple decks, along the shore of the city of Milwaukee. Buildings and a second ship are in the b...


Joseph Very Quarles

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Very Quarles, Milwaukee attorney.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a hat and eyeglasses on a raised platform sits holding a microphone. There is a girl standing behind him, and children and adults are around...

Date: 1942 

Description: This map shows the route of the Milwaukee Road, roads, foot trails, resorts, and ranger stations. The map includes text, illustrations, a railroad fare tab...


Patrick Cudahy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Patrick Cudahy, Milwaukee meat packer; older.


Frederick Layton

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is on a podium wearing a dress. To the left are two members of the media holding recording equipment who are documenting the N Lindsay Street...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

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