• 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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  • Power lines on Lloyd

    This photograph shows the power lines from the intersection of N 55th and W Lloyd St. Trees line both sides of the street. An automobile can be seen driving towards the camera. 55th & Pabst Av. Jul 1…

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  • Pastime Theater exterior

    Exterior of the Pastime Theater. Large lights cover entrance. Currently showing "The Gorilla", billed as a thriller. Cars and pedestrians standing in front. Brick exterior.

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  • Looking E on Greenfield Ave

    This photograph shows W Greenfield Ave when it was a dirt road. Tracks run down the middle of the street. There are buildings and electric lines on both sides of the street. An advertisement for Gold…

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  • Trestle over 84th, looking south

    Outdoor Displays. Inc

    This photograph shows a rapid transit trestle over 84th St, at the Milwaukee City limit. A set of stairs leads up the hill from the road to the top of the trestle at left. Date: 4/24/41 Subject: Rapid…

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  • Greenfield Ave, dirt road

    This photograph shows W Greenfield Ave when it was a dirt road. Tracks run down the middle of the street. There are buildings and electric lines on both sides of the street. An advertisement for Gold…

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  • Stores on Atkinson

    Stores line both sides of the road as Atkinson Avenue stretches into the distance. Sidewalks with grass boulevards follow the road, punctuated by powerpoles and streetlights on both sides of the stree…

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  • Debris on streetcar tracks

    This photograph shows N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr. The street is shiny, like after a rain. Streetcar tracks run down the middle of the road. Large cylindrical objects are scattered around the tracks…

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  • S 84th at W Adler

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    This photograph shows electric line installation near the intersection of S 84th St and W Adler. A row of trees and a water tower with the words "City of Wauwatosa" can be seen on the right hand side…

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  • Mules and buggy on W Greenfield

    This photograph shows W Greenfield Ave when it was a dirt road. Tracks run down the middle of the street. There are buildings and electric lines on both sides of the street. A carriage can be seen on…

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  • Large Wisconsin Theater sign

    View of the large electric Wisconsin Theater sign in front of the building. Smaller marquee partially blocked by large pedestrian crowd. Advertising current features. Busy downtown scene with lots of…

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  • View on Grand Ave, from bridge

    This photograph shows W Wisconsin Ave from the Wisconsin Ave bridge. On the right is 106-124 Grand Ave. This is where the Caswell Block was built in 1907. The Birchard Block and Plankinton House is on…

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  • Overhead installation on W. Hampton and N. Teutonia

    This photograph shows electric lines at the intersection of N Teutonia and W Hampton Aves. Several cars and buildings are also visible. M. C. P. 1953-F / W.E.P. Co. overhead installation on W. Hampton…

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  • Looking East at Burleigh and 84th

    An earthen road with spaced construction equipment separates two rows of houses. Powerlines follow the north side of the street into the distance. An unfinished light pole stands on the south corner.…

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  • Train by woods

    This photograph shows a long row of railroad cards. There is a small portion of a crumbling stone wall to the left, and woods to the right. The entire scene is covered in snow. N Humboldt Ave btwn W.…

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  • Looking East from Burleigh and 92nd

    Powerlines and trees stretch off into the distance on the north (left) side of the photo. Open grass and overgrowth obscures a sidewalk on the south side of the road. M.C.P. 1986-F. W. E. P. Co. overh…

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  • Dreary King and Wright

    This photograph shows Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr near Wright St. Trolley tracks run down the middle of the street. Puddles of water a visible, and a sheen covers the road, like it just rained. 3rd an…

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  • 27th and North in 1945

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows the area of N 27th St and W North Ave in 1945. An advertisement for Miller High Life Beer is painted on the side of a building at right. Trolley tracks run down the middle of the…

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  • Backyard Shed and Alleyway on 10th off Burleigh

    Hunter, Henry H

    A large shed stands in the rear of a lot off of Burleigh, next to an alleyway. A sheet attached to the shed advertises Kotecki for city controller. At the end of the alley, homes are visible on 9th. P…

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  • Degraded Grain Elevator Tower Base on East Bruce

    Looking north across East Bruce at the front tower of a former grain elevator. Gaping holes in the grain silos and the tower allow sunlight to pass through the deteriorated masonry. Originally part of…

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