• Horse drawn streetcar in parade

    Gessert, Sherman

    View of a horse-drawn streetcar in a parade of past transportation vehicles for the Milwaukee County Transportation System. Large multiple story building in background. Sign for Marine Bank on right s…

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  • Hathaway Building

    Three quarter view of five story Romanesque Revival style brick and stone buliding. Arched stone entryways, awnings, signboards, and arched windows on top floor. Corner of building features curved win…

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  • Horse drawn vehicles on N Water

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Water and E Wisconsin Ave. Horse drawn vehicles fill the streets, surrounded by businesses and office buildings. Wis & Water / WE8 Have Negative / Marine Hi…

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  • Exchange Restaurant and Hotel

    This photograph was likely taken sometime in the 1880s. It shows a view of S 2nd St. A row of horse-drawn carriages sit in the street in front of the Exchange Restaurant and Hotel. The building next d…

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  • Side view of Second Ward Savings Bank

    Photo of Second Ward Savings Bank. The building was razed and rebuilt in 1913. It was owned by Second Ward until 1928 and is now the site of the Milwaukee County Historical Society. The Republican Hou…

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  • Mitchell Street in 1933

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows Mitchell Street in 1933. There are several cars parked along either side of the street, and a horse pulling a carriage is walking toward the photographer. W. Mitchell St from 7th…

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  • George Dousman residence

    Three quarter view of house with brick and cast iron fence and carriage. Wood roof cresting, square columned front porch, and two over four windows. This house was razed sometime during the mid to lat…

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  • Pabst Building southeast front of building

    Binner Engineering Company

    Artist's rendition of full view of the brick, office building looking across intersection of Wisconsin Ave and Water St. Romanesque Revival style. Note horse drawn vehicles and beginning of steel, bas…

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  • John Munzinger's saloon far view

    A group of men congregate in front of John Munzinger's tavern near horse-drawn sleds. Schlitz’s trademark Belted Globe sign is suspended over the entrance of the wood-frame building with a second beer…

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  • Farmers posing with horse-drawn wagons and steam tractor

    Large steam engine tractor on dirt road at right with horse-drawn wagons positioned behind it. Barn seen in center background. Field in foreground. Tractor is from Gaar, Scott & Co. in Richmond, IN.

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  • East side of 2nd, south of Wells

    Goeldner Studio

    This photograph shows a row of horse-drawn carts and carriages along N 2nd St. A large brick building has an area for posters and advertisements, and shows hosted by Academy of Music are among the ite…

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  • Boston Store with Streetcar

    A view of the Boston Store in the early 1900s looking North on 4th Street. A horse drawn carriage approaches the photographer and a streetcar is passing by in the background. Boston Store c. 1905. Wis…

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  • Sexton Building from Broadway and Michigan Streets

    Four story, large corner brick building with mansard roof. Italianate style, roundhead windows. Horse and part of cart seen in lower right foreground. Streets otherwise empty. Wooden sidewalks, earth…

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  • Snow and Horses at the Intersection of State and Broadway

    Taken sometime before 1924. Looking east, snow lines the streetside of a dirt State Street (formerly Martin). A horse-drawn cart turns the corner, while automobiles sit parked at the sides of the road…

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  • Soldiers' Home main building etching

    A view from the grounds of the main building at the Soldiers Home. People and carriages are present in front of the building. A cannon is visible in the lower left hand corner. This building was desig…

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  • Early view of W Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph shows an early view of W Wisconsin Ave, looking east from about N 7th St. The church spire on the middle-right side belongs to the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (also known as the Spri…

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  • Exposition Building after fire close view from northeast

    Exterior view of the fire damaged Exposition Building from northeast. View of street and sidewalk with bystanders and policemen. Exposition bldg. burned.

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  • Milwaukee Cement Company Wooden structure and train

    View of Mill #1 with stone cart and worker riding track to top of mill. Wooden building seen in background. Workers, horses, and other figures seen. Tree stumps, large timbers, and stone pile seen in…

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  • E Wisconsin Ave and N Water St in the early 1870s

    E. Wisconsin Ave. (then Wisconsin St.) and N. water St. (then E. Water St.) in the early 1870s. The building on the left (the northwest corner) is the Ludington Building, built in 1851. That corner be…

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  • Locust, half-block west from bridge

    This photograph shows Locust St from near the bridge, looking west. Trolley tracks run down the center of a dirt lane. A street railroad car, as well as a horse and wagon, can be seen in the distance…

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