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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Court House, the Masonic Temple, St. Johns Cathedral and the Emanuel Church.
Date: 1912 before
Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...
Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee, west from the Court House.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.
Date: 1905 ca.
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: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...
Date: 1960 before
Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.
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: Street view in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Ger...
Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.
Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...
Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.
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