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Date: 1900-11 ca.

Description: Syl standing in front of a octagonal-shaped Gordon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof....

Date: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Irene Norman, film editor of the "Milwaukee Sentinel", interviewing the film star Bebe Daniels.


Wedding Party

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Group portrait of the Mary (Kustermann) Esser and J. Thomas Esser wedding party taken at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. The wedding party included Susan...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...


Women Ice Skating


Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skating together on a pond.


Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1894 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...


Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Park Board...


Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.


Description: Children playing on the playground at the State Fair. The children form lines to climb up the two tall ladders to slide down a pole. Several children are n...


Removing Elm Trees


Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: A large lily pond at Humboldt Park. Children are playing in the background and the roof of a building is in the distance.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a middle-aged man with a flower in his lapel. The subject is John Bissett, 900 Emerson Avenue, South Milwaukee.

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