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Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...
Date: 1935 after
Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index and manuscript annotations...
Date: 1912-10 ca.
Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are i...
Date: 1906 before
Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...
Description: Factory worker reams Diesel engine crankcases at Milwaukee Works.
Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: A sketch of an aspect of the waterworks. Text reads "Typical PFT "Downes" Floating Cover Installation."
Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...
Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...
Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of J.P. Rundle, Milwaukee company president.
Description: Exterior of stage entrance. The state door is below a fire escape that connects to a white balcony to the right. Below the balcony is a poster for the Mil...
Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...
Date: 1971 before
Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...
Description: A man loads a piece of equipment onto the back of an International D-40 truck owned by the Romanowski Coal Company while it is parked in a residential driv...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Monument located on 13th Street. Large rough stone with a metal plaque set into it. The plaque marks the spot near where Lincoln made an address in 1859.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...
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