• Bitker-Gerner employee library

    John Taylor Co

    A view of the employee library at Bitker-Gerner's. There are two tables with chairs in the room and a book case at the far wall. A photograph of J.L Bitker, founder, hangs above the bookcase. Front: J…

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  • Deli worker cutting meat

    Deli worker cutting meat on a meat slicer. Sausages hanging from wall. Meat wrapping paper roll at far right on counter. Donated by West Side News. Souce: West Side Word. Pub Date: 1-12-78 Vol II, Iss…

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  • Bank of Commerce on 1st floor of Ludington Building

    A very old photo of the Bank of Commerce on E. Water St. and Wisconsin. Horse-drawn carriages can be seen on the road. The Ludington Building (built 1851) in the early 1870s, at the corner of E. Wisco…

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  • Factories on S 1st

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows a view of S 1st St near Seeboth St. Large brick buildings house manufacturing companies and other businesses. S. 1st + Ferry + Seeboth St M. N. 138 / Aug. Riemenschneider

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  • Street view of Wisconsin Magneto Co.

    A.J. Breitwish & Sons Commerical Photography

    Street view of display window of Wisconsin Magneto Co. Truck parked on street. Two story brick building. [Wisc. Magneto Co., 918-22 N. Broadway] [1940s]. A.J. Breitwish & Sons Commerical Photography.…

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  • Opened lift bridge over Buffalo River in New York

    Opened steel drawbridge over the Buffalo River. Other steel bridges sections visible in background on barges. People on both sides of bridge. This may be inauguration of bridge in 1895. This bridge ov…

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  • Mutual Drug Company

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows businesses on W Seeboth St. The building with the arrow pointing to it is the Mutual Drug Company, which was located at 141 W Seeboth St. The building with white brick on the low…

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  • Pile foundation during construction of 1930 addition to Northwestern Mutual home office Building

    Pile foundation being set by steam powered pile driver used in construction the foundation of Northwestern Mutual home office 1930 addition. Note wooden steps at right background and center foreground…

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  • Brick building on Broadway and Clybourn

    Wudtke, Herman A

    View of four-story brick building on the corner of North Broadway and East Clybourn Street. Two semi trucks are parked on the street. There is a large awning on the building. Streets-E Clybourn. July…

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  • Man and dog sitting in front entrance to Peter's Pharmacy

    Man sitting with large dog in doorway of building. Glass door behind with brick structure on left. West Side Word Vol 1, Issue 4.

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  • Best Block Company, 1927

    A view of two men standing next to a Best Block Co. truck hauling cinder blocks. The man standing on the left is Alfred Becher.

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  • Bitker-Gerner millinery department

    John Taylor Co

    A view of the women's hat department in Bitker-Gerner's. There are hat displays surrounding the room and vanities located throughout the area. Front: John Taylor Co. 29588. A. Back: Bitker-Gerner, Mil…

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  • Bitker-Gerner fire

    An up close view of two firefighters standing inside the doorway at the Bitker-Gerner building. The blaze appears to be extinguished, while smoke remains inside.

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  • Milwaukee Auto Wreckers Property and Junk Yard

    Hunter, Henry H

    View of junk yard, store, and old automobiles. Used auto parts and tires stacked or strewn. Scrap automobiles and trucks lined up everywhere. Note broken windows throughout building. Fire Prevention B…

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  • Frankfurth Hardware Co

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows buildings on N Plankinton Ave. Visible businesses include Daniel Minner Furs and the Frankfurth Hardware Company. Jun 61 / Wudtke Collection

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  • Milwaukee Cement Company Board of Directors Meeting

    Six men associated with Milwaukee Cement Company posing for photograph in park setting. Tent visible to left. Blue Hole. Board of Directors. Annual meeting to view the operations. Held in grove at loc…

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  • Traffic on Walnut

    This photograph shows traffic going east on Walnut St from Fond du Lac. There is an electric street trolley, and several automobiles. The street is lined with businesses, including a cigar shop with a…

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  • Storefront damage

    There are several large holes in the windows of the buildings housing Lang's Tap Tavern and Dettmanns Flowers. Starting July 30th, 1967, there had been several days of rioting and unrest in the city's…

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  • Storefront of Movie Mart

    Movie Mart storefront at 4714 West Burleigh Street. Angled entry way with many posters, signs, and merchandise in front windows. Apartments visible to left of store. June '78 - Burleigh

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  • Heiser Rent-A-Car, south

    This photograph shows the Heiser Rent-A-Car from across a parking lot. A Walgreens drugstore can be seen at far right. South. / 7222 N Teutonia / Received Oct 19 1998 Board of Zoning Appeals City of M…

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