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Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...


Lew Burdette at Bat

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Milwaukee's Polish Population. Map showing in Red Color the Location and Density of Polish=Speaking Population of the City of Milwaukee, Wis."...


Building Entrance

Date: 1940 before

Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...


St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Map printed in the Milwaukee Herald, 16th of February, 1912. Includes list of Assembly, State Senate, and Congressional districts in bottom margin. Contain...

Date: 1971-09-01 

Description: A young mother feeds her infant baby food outdoors.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Date: 1963-07-07 

Description: Jehovah's Witnesses assembly camper doing laundry.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from behind the counter of men lined up in the Second Office of the State Employment Agency. Three people in the foreground are providing assistance,...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Harvester Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Ring Gear Casting

Date: 1959-01-16 

Description: Two men guide cement blocks that comprise a casting for a gear that will be used in a cement kiln. The final gear was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Co...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance, surrounded by trees. A small red building is visible behind the hospital.



Date: 1921 

Description: A special 1921 Hudson. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1942-06 

Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of Robert Doyle smiling, dressed in a suit. This image was published with some of his articles in the Milwaukee Journa...

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.



Date: 1970-08-05 

Description: Children play with pinata at night.

Date: 1967 

Description: Jesus Salas, left, is leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm workers' union. In the center, legal counsel David Loeffler and o...


Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.

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