The homes and buildings along N. Sherman Boulevard between W. Lloyd Street and W. Keefe Avenue, like those pictured here, form a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Birds-eye view of the Norway-Muskego Church and parsonage near Wind Lake in Racine County. The church was dedicated in 1870 and still stands, now known as the Norway Evangelical Lutheran Church.
From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.wpl00217.bib. Photograph courtesy of Waterford Public Library's Local History Digital Collection. Fair use for nonprofit educational purposes. Link to Image Source URL
The first Norwegian Lutheran church was built in Muskego in 1843. The original structure, pictured here, was purchased and relocated to the Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1904, where it still stands.
In 1984, the City of Milwaukee renamed different sections of 3rd Street as Old World Third Street and Martin Luther King Drive, reversing a simplification of street name rationalization initiated earlier in the 20th century.
From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reprinted with permission. Link to Image Source URL
Local officials have attempted to control prostitution throughout Milwaukee's history. In November 1915, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed this resolution to "suppress and restrain disorderly houses, and houses of ill-fame and prostitution."
From the Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Milwaukee, 1915. Accessed via Google Books. Link to Image Source URL