• Looking west across Wisconsin Avenue Bridge

    Photo taken in about 1900 looking west across the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. In the photo are electric street cars, early automobiles, and horse-drawn buggies. Looking west across Wisconsin Ave. bridge…

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  • Tanker ROBERT W. STEWART discharging in Milwaukee

    Milwaukee Journal

    The tanker ROBERT W. STEWART (blt 1928) of the Standard Oil Company is discharging its cargo at South Pier No. 1 on Jones Island. Tanker ROBERT W. STEWART, Standard Oil Company, discharging cargo at S…

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  • People inspecting destroyers at Port of Milwaukee

    Milwaukee Journal

    Crowds aboard US Navy destroyers at Municipal Pier 5, Port of Milwaukee U.S. Navy Task Force 47 - Crowds inspecting destroyers at Municipal Pier 5. July 5, 1959; Milwaukee Journal photo.

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  • Daniel Webster Hoan and Harry C. Brockel receiving awards

    Benuck, Jerome

    Harbor Commissioner Daniel W. Hoan (second from the right) and Port Director Harry C. Brockel (second from the left) receive the national award from the fraternal Order of Eagles for passing the St. L…

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  • Anton Kuolt Saloon

    Angled view of the building that once housed the Anton Kuolt Saloon (1876-1891). This tavern, situated across from the current Journal Communications Building, was designed by architect Charles Kircho…

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  • MILWAUKEE CLIPPER at the Milwaukee Municipal Passenger and Auto Pier

    Milwaukee Journal

    The MILWAUKEE CLIPPER (yr. built 1905) is docked at the Municipal Passenger and Auto Pier, which is now the current site of the Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin. First docking of MILWAUKEE CLIPPER at…

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  • Midstreet Repairs and Cleaning on Capitol

    View down Capitol. Just west of 23rd Street, looking east on Capitol. Two men work with a broom and a shovel, with another broom lying in the street. The National Foods Store on the left would close l…

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  • Domes show installation

    Hoyt, Carl D.; Poulter, Brian

    This photo shows the planning stages of an exhibit in the Mitchell Park Domes. The show was called "Florida De Lis". Fotosetter 1986 Jun 2 AM 11:27 Carl D. Hoyt / Journal Photo Collection #1

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  • Sister Angelo Seqouia with Captain and Pilot Ruben Jameson aboard the excursion boat the EMERALD ISLE.

    Overdahl, Ronald M

    Steel passenger ferry, EMERALD ISLE built in 1955 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin by Christy Corporation, she was an excursion boat to Beaver Island. Whe was later sold as the DIAMOND JACK in 1991. Sister…

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  • West Center Street, 1959

    A view of West Center Street from North Teutonia Avenue. Posts' storefront is located on the corner and two people are waiting to cross the street. West on Center St. from Teutonia Ave. 1959

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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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  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Howell, Lynn D

    Men and women eating Thanksgiving dinner at St. Hyacinth's Church in Milwaukee. The people who came received traditional Thanksgiving dinner from the meals program. Festivals and Celebrations - Thanks…

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  • Picnic in the Indian Village

    View of people dressed in Native American clothing and modern clothing eating in Indian Village. Wigwams in Indian village are made of woven mats and thin sheets of birchbark over wooden frames. Peopl…

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  • Pabst Saloon

    Interior view of a possible Pabst (c. 1900) tavern depicting a bartender and several customers posing near the heavy wooden bar. Interior. A Wachenschwan 3. 12th.

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  • Color guard and Veterans in front of American Flag

    Koshollek, George P

    High school color guard and a veteran firing squad stand in front of an American flag hanging from a large building. This was part of a Veterans Day celebration. Festivals and Celebrations - Veterans…

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  • City and railroad officials posing on a locomotive

    Milwaukee Journal

    Photo of city and railroad officials posing on the locomotive to complete the first switching operation of the Milwaukee Road in order to reach the outer harbor. The first switching operation by Milwa…

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  • Unloading the cargo from the steamer CLETUS SCHNEIDER

    Milwaukee Journal

    View of vehicle trailers being unloaded off of the steamship CLETUS SCHNEIDER (blt 1902). Unloading automobile trailers from steamer CLETUS SCHNEIDER shortly after the opening of the 1937 season of na…

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  • Singing in bandstand, Zeidler Union Square

    Anheuser, Ernest W

    This photo shows a pair of musicians, identified as Laura and Chris Christensen, performing in the bandstand at Zeidler Union Square. People are sitting under trees listening to the performance. Parks…

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  • HARBOR SEAGULL in Milwaukee's outer harbor

    Photo of the HARBOR SEAGULL (blt 1961) in the outer harbor off of Jones Island, just south of South Pier 2. The SEAGULL was used primarily to clear debris and break ice in Milwaukee's waterways. New d…

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  • St Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church

    Members of St Mark's gather outside of the church's main entrance. 3-16-1963 St Mark AME new Church 16 and Atkinson

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