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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.
Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1916 before
Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...
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...
Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.
Description: Photographic postcard three-quarter top view of the engine mounting and front cabin for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1904 after
Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.
Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.
Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...
Date: date unknown
Description: A barber glances at the camera as he clips hair from a customer. The customer is reflected in a mirror in the background.
Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...
Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".
Description: Exterior view of West Side High School.
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