• Junk yard on Main St

    This photograph shows a yard filled with junk. Wooden and metal scraps are piled up, along with the remains of two carts or carriages. Overgrown plants and two trees can also be seen. Rec. No. 2860 /…

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  • Remember When...these town houses graced Broadway and Wells st.?

    Where the new Marshall and Illsley auto bank and parking structure now reaches toward the sky, these town houses, probably some of the first structures of their kind in the city, once stood. Modified…

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  • Old View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    View of an earthen Broadway (Main Street, at the time the photo was taken). Carts and horse drawn carriages are parked along the road. Supplies and materials are stacked along the roadside. The view l…

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  • Remember When...long skirts dusted Wisconsin Ave.?

    The fashion of the day was long skirts, narrow waists and wide brimmed hats for the ladies when this picture was taken in about 1909. Even then, 5th and Wisconsin was a wind swept corner, where coatta…

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