• A. J. Monday Company

    This photograph shows an old brick building on W Wells St. "A. J. Monday Co." is pained across the top of the building. It looks empty. MCP 955-F / Streets - Wells / W Wells + N. 7th / 3/7/1949 / Milw…

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  • 1700 N 3rd St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a large wooden clapboard building on what is now known as N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, at the intersection of W Walnut St. A sign near the door reads, "Arthur's Furniture Store…

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  • Silver Spring Dr, before reconstruction

    This photograph shows a divided stretch of Silver Spring Dr, before reconstruction. Portions of the road look like they are made from dirt. Cars can be seen driving on the right side of the road. Ther…

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  • City Hall from Water St

    This photograph was taken on N Water St. City Hall can be seen in the right side of the photo. Three men can be seen walking down the left sidewalk. There are several cars in the street. City Hall

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  • Princess Theater on N 3rd

    This photograph shows a view of N Old World 3rd St, looking north from Wisconsin Ave. At right is the Princess Theater. The marquee advertises for the movie "Inside a Girls Dormitory", a French film t…

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  • 1218 N Van Buren St, front

    This photograph shows a clapboard home on N Van Buren St. The multi-story structure has its windows boarded up. The front porch is sagging slightly. The house was demolished a few months after this ph…

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  • 2654 S 12th St, garage

    This photograph shows a newly built wooden garage on S 12th St. The double car structure was built after the barn that was previously at this location was condemned. 2654 S 12th St / A codemnation not…

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  • 5305 W Roosevelt Dr

    This photograph shows a large two-story home on W Roosevelt Dr. The lower level is cream colored brick, while the upper floor appears to be stone or stucco. The building also has dark red trim, and a…

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  • Hertz sign on S Howell Ave

    This photograph is labeled 5253 S Howell Ave. It shows mainly open fields, with a cluster of buildings in the distance at center. A large billboard reads "Hertz Rent a Car Here". Snow covers the groun…

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  • E. Wisconsin Ave. looking west toward Milwaukee river

    E. Wisconsin Ave. in 1928, looking west toward the Milwaukee River. The Pabst Building is in the center, and the Gimbel's building is to its left across the river. Streets--Wisconsin Ave. [1928]

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  • 903 S 4th St

    This photograph shows a home near the intersection of W Walker on S 4th St. The home is two stories tall, with multi-colored clapboard siding. 903 S 4th St, Milwaukee

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  • J. G. Matzen on Juneau

    This photograph was taken on the corner of N 5th St and W Juneau Ave. In 1900, this part of W Juneau Ave was known as Chesnut St. Trolley tracks can be seen in the street. 501 Chesnut. 1900 c. d. Matz…

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  • 3525 N 35th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photo shows a building on N 35th St. The building is partially destroyed, probably by fire. Neg. No. 1481 Mar 28 1932 / #528 / 3525 N 35th St / Photo by Henry H. Hunter, Milwaukee / Fire Preventi…

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  • 1730 A-B N 3rd St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a large, multi-family home, located on what today is known as N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, between Vine and Walnut. The door to one of the entrances is missing, and the other i…

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  • N 7th and W Winnebago

    This photograph shows a view on 7th St and W Winnebago St. Large brick buildings line both sides of the street, and there is light traffic driving in the road. from 8th east on Juneau Ave 1959 / Have…

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  • Looking East from Burleigh and 77th

    Mounds of dirt fill the median during road construction on Burleigh. Construction workers stand together by a brick and cinderblock building on the left. Power lines follow the median into the distanc…

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  • YMCA building in 1959

    Milwaukee Journal Photo

    This photograph shows the south side of the 800 block of W Wisconsin Ave in 1959. The 5 year-old (at that time) YMCA building looms over the other, much older buildings on the street. Those buildings…

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  • 130 E State St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a vacant building on E State St. There is union paraphernalia adorning the front of the building. Above the window is a sign which reads, "The Industrial Workers of the World", a…

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  • Evening Wisconsin building

    A view of the Evening Wisconsin building from across Milwaukee Street. The Evening Wisconsin was first published in 1868 and had one of the largest circulations of any other dailies within the city of…

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  • Heavy traffic on Lincoln Memorial Dr

    Milwaukee Sentinel Photo

    This photograph shows a stretch of Lincoln Memorial Drive. A heavy flow of traffic is driving towards the photographer. People can be seen walking along both sides of the street. View of motorists dri…

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