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Description: Interior of the community drugstore. Visible products include "Klenzo Facial Tissue," "Briten Toothepaste" and "Kleenex Tissue."


Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A map of Milwaukee County showing the county supervisor districts and the city wards. The map also includes the names of those on the on the board of elec...


Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Philip Fox La Follette speaking into a WTMJ microphone. There are audio speakers behind him. He is wearing a suit and necktie.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...


Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

Description: The Norman Ebron Band, members of the American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play coronet, saxophone, piano, drums and standup bass in a d...

Date: 1971-03 ca.

Description: Poster for a "Grateful Dead" concert held on March 21, 1971 (3/21/71), at the New Expo Convention Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "The Return of Spring" conc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...


Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...


Frederick Layton

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.


Swollen Stream


Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in early Greendale.


Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...


George E. Page

Date: 1921-06-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George E. Page, Milwaukee lawyer and judge.


Joseph Very Quarles

Date: 1914-08-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Very Quarles, Milwaukee attorney.

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