Historic Photo Collection, circa 1875-2000

Administrative/Restriction Information

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials. The collection is open to all in accordance with state law. The public may view collections from the Milwaukee Historic Photo Archives by appointment in the Archives Reading Room of the Central Library. To request an appointment, please contact the Humanities and Archives Department at 414-286-3061.


Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection (Wisconsin Statutes 19.21-19.39).


Acquisition Information

The images in this collection were garnered through a number of unknown sources over many years. New materials are added to the collection as they are received from individual donors; there is no set schedule for these additions. Materials accessioned as a Historic Photo Collection.


Processing Information

Processed by various Photo Librarians, library staff, and volunteers.