• Atkinson and Capitol

    Power lines stretch over Atkinson Avenue near Capitol Drive. Power poles follow the street into the distance. A Pate service station stands at the corner. Cracking pavement and a sewer grate are visib…

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  • Empty building and vacant lot on Austin

    Hunter, Henry H

    A two story building sits empty next to an open grass lot. A makeshift curb and grass separate the wet street from the sidewalk. An advertisement for Automatic Screw Machine Products has been attached…

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  • Burleigh, Fond du Lac and 36th Before Construction

    Looking southeast at three intersections. In the foreground, 36th and Fond du Lac intersect. Cars travel down Fond du Lac. Some cars are parked next to meters. A few cars are parked on a makeshift lot…

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  • Low Building on Burleigh

    The driveway to a low, flat-roofed building. Small windows look out onto the street. A power pole stands in the foreground. The sidewalk is visible, including cracked cement. This area is presently pa…

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  • Capitol Drive between 63rd and 64th

    Looking west. Cars are parked along 64th Street. A Burgham Sports stands near the corner of 64th and Capitol. The orange brick building across the street housed the American Cancer Society and current…

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  • Small Home on Brown

    Hunter, Henry H

    Front of a small home on Brown Street. A wooden boardwalk branches off from the sidewalk and leads to a small wooden porch which is providing access to the home from two separate doors. Formerly betwe…

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  • Mirror Plate Co. on West Bruce

    Hunter, Henry H

    A lone car sits in front of a large industrial building with a sign for the Cream City Mirror Plate Co. A stairway leads to the second floor of the building. The entirety of a street light is visible…

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  • North along Broadway from Menomonee

    Large buildings overlook the street in this view north down Broadway. Cars are parked at an angle against the high curbside. The entirety of a streetlight is visible on the left. Now Broadway and Meno…

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  • Exposed Home on Burnham

    Hunter, Henry H

    Looking northwest between Windlake Avenue and 9th Street. The internal wall construction of this house is visible; planks and siding on the outside have been stripped away in areas. Two windows and a…

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  • Two story home on Alma

    A Polish Flat style house with two floors, each with its own entry door. The home also has a small window above the second floor. A car is parked on the side of the road. The curb of the road consists…

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  • Pedestrians at the Intersection of Michigan and Broadway

    The Hooker Glass and Paint Mfg. Co. stands at the northeast corner of Broadway and Michigan. Pedestrian traffic crosses the street on both sides of the road. Cars are parked along the roadside. The Ro…

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  • Old View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    View of an earthen Broadway (Main Street, at the time the photo was taken). Carts and horse drawn carriages are parked along the road. Supplies and materials are stacked along the roadside. The view l…

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  • Abandoned Streetcar Rails near Brady Street and Marshall

    A pair of tarred-over streetcar tracks stretch into the distance. Houses line the right side of the street, and other buildings are on the left. Cars are parked along the road in the distance. People…

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  • Remember When...cobblestones paved Plankinton Ave.?

    Plankinton Ave. was still called West Water St. when this photograph was taken about 1910 looking north toward Grand Ave., now Wisconsin Ave. Horse-drawn carriages and wagons were still the primary me…

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  • Intersection Maze at Capitol and Lisbon

    Looking southeast down Lisbon Avenue from Capitol Drive. Winding asphalt merges the two boulevards with a collection of median islands. At the far corner of the intersection stands a Pure gas station…

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  • Alleyway near First Wisconsin National Bank parking garage

    Brown and Rehbaum

    View of the alleyway beside the First Wisconsin National Bank parking garage. Old car parked. Downtown skyline in background. Cement and brick exterior. Man outside of a neighboring building. First Wi…

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  • Streetcar Rails at Burnham and 32nd

    Looking west down Burnham. Portions of the abandoned streetcar rails in the street have been paved over. Parked cars line both sides of the street; light traffic flows in the distance. Powerlines line…

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  • Alleyway near the First Wisconsin National Bank parking garage, another view

    Brown and Rehbaum

    Another view from the alley way next to the First Wisconsin National Bank parking garage. Cars parked at end. Brick and cement exterior. Man outside neighboring building. First Wis. Nat'l Bank garage…

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  • Sidewalk Along Appleton

    Northwest along Appleton Avenue. A grass-lined sidewalk follows the street. The leg of a billboard is visible in the foreground, and the back of another full billboard is visible next to the Happy Boy…

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  • Stores on Wells

    Stores and houses line the street, obscured by trees. One of the buildings has a circular tower. The steeple of St. Mary's Church stands in the distance. Three signs jutting out from one of the buildi…

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