• Cars parked on Greenfield

    This photograph shows a W Greenfield Ave intersection. Cars are parked sporadically along the road. There is a billboard on the side of one of the buildings which advertises Luick Dairy Company. In th…

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  • Pabst advertisment on E Kane

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a faded Pabst advertisement painted on the side of a wooden building at the intersection of E Kane Pl and N Arlington Pl. There is also a ripped banner on the second floor advert…

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  • Newport Apartments Construction 9 August 1960

    Looking east from Prospect Ave at the Newport, several cars, several trucks, signs for Siesel Construction Co. & the Newport itself, and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. The Newport's underground…

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  • Evening Wisconsin advertisement

    An advertisement for the Evening Wisconsin newspaper. The Evening Wisconsin was first published in 1868 when it changed from the Daily Wisconsin and ceased publication under the Evening Wisconsin in 1…

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  • Boarded up building on Kane Pl

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a boarded up and crumbling building on E Kane Pl. There is a faded advertisement for Pabst beer painted on the side of the building. A banner across the top reads, "It's some can…

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  • Southeast corner of Wells St and 2nd St

    Goeldner Studio

    This photograph shows a row of horse-drawn carts and carriages along N 2nd St at the intersection with Wells St. A large brick building has an area for posters and advertisements, and shows hosted by…

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  • 700 Wells St

    Cedar-Biddle

    This photograph shows a run-down brick building on the corner of N 7th St and W Wells St. The building is surrounded by several billboards, including one for Kraft Cheese, and one encouraging the read…

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  • Exterior of Pabst Theater, older

    Exterior of the Pabst Theater from pre-1930, taken from Water St. Original façade visible at an angle. Several dressed up pedestrians looking in storefront next door.

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  • Pabst Theater with people and traffic

    Riemenschneider, August

    Exterior of the Pabst Theater from N Water Street with lots of pedestrians and traffic. Police directing old cars. Large Mobilgas advertisement on the side of the building. The original front façade i…

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  • Miller Brewing Company beer delivery truck

    Miller Brewing Company beer delivery truck with driver. Company sign covers side of truck. Example of transportation used to deliver finished product.

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  • Water & Wisconsin

    Pereles, James Madison

    This photograph shows the Ludington Building, which was located on the corner on N Water St and E Wisconsin Ave. Built in 1851, it was demolished in 1890 to make way for the Pabst Building. A man driv…

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  • Kinnickinnic from Conway, looking south

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of S Kinnickinnic Ave and E Conway St, looking south on Kinnickinnic. Construction equipment is blocking off the middle and right side of the road in th…

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  • "Milwaukee - Gateway to the World" sign

    Milwaukee Journal

    Photo of the sign "Milwaukee - Gateway to the World" being built by the Derse Adv. Co. The sign hung on the Lincoln Memorial Bridge during the St. Lawrence Seaway opening celebrations. Milwaukee Seawa…

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  • Edison Street and Kilbourn Avenue, looking north, 1941

    A view of North Edison Street across the recently widened East Kilbourn Avenue. Buildings and parked cars line both sides of North Edison Street. There is also a sign for Frank's Garage Service and th…

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  • Newport Apartments Construction 8 April 1960

    Looking east from Prospect Ave at the Newport with a nearly finished exterior, several cars, signs for Siesel Construction Co. & the Newport itself, the former Lake School for Girls, and the Wisconsin…

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  • Abandoned building on E Kane Pl

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a boarded up and crumbling building on E Kane Pl. There is a faded advertisement for Pabst beer painted on the side of the building. A banner across the top reads, "It's some can…

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  • Pabst Brewing Company predecessor Jacob Best Co exterior

    Exterior street view of Jacob Best Co wholesale wines and liquors building. Predecessor of Pabst Brewing Company. Pedestrians walk in front of building. Cases of alcohol stacked in window.

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  • LaSalle Bar and Wells Radio Hospital

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a pair of buildings on W Wells St. At left is the LaSalle Bar. Across an alley at right is the Wells Radio Hospital. A sign in the window of the radio shop advertises Coliseum Wr…

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  • Decrepit fence on KK

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows an old wooden fence on S Kinnickinnic Ave. The fence is crooked, partially collapsed, and plastered over with posters advertising various venues and events. Included among them a…

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  • Miller Brewing Company complex print

    Print of Miller Brewing Company grounds in 1892. This very large complex covering many street blocks. Smoke coming out of chimneys. Railroad tracks lead directly onto grounds, allowing for easy transp…

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