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Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.
Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Elevated view of village with snow on the ground. A tennis court, flag pole, and pedestrians are visible in the foreground. Behind the tennis court are roa...
Description: Motorcyclists at the start of the race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...
Description: Pedestrians on sidewalk. The street is full of rubble and appears to be under repair or construction. Construction workers are also working under the sidew...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.
Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...
Date: 1894 after
Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...
Description: 6 point beer garden, 3532 W. Burleigh Street. A gas station, with a sign posted for standard oil products, can be seen to the right. Caption on print reads...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Description: Letterhead of the Evinrude Division of Outboard Motors Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the corporation logo and a man racing along in a boat with...
Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...
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