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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Exterior view from field with tall plants towards one of the entrances to a factory building with the Lawson Airplane Company sign over it.
Description: Vel Phillips is in a dress on a podium. She is next to Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Behind them is Reverend Lovell Johnson, who is wea...
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...
Description: Alderman Martin E. Schreiber, President of the Milwaukee Common Council, is on a podium wearing a suit. On the left is Vel Phillips who is wearing a dress....
Date: date unknown
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, handing a baseball to an unidentified young man wearing a jacket. Two unidenti...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: 6th Ward Milwaukee Alderman Vel Phillips is wearing a dress and standing on a podium. To the right are Bernice Lindsay and Reverend Lovell Johnson standing...
Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, throwing a baseball. Two unidentified children stand in the field behind Vel....
Description: Vel Phillips is on a podium wearing a dress. To the left are two members of the media holding recording equipment who are documenting the N Lindsay Street...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Description: View from shoreline of Millers, Syl and others in two boats on the Milwaukee River. In the background is a boat in the middle of the river near a bridge.
Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.
Description: Kids make a "train," with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates along a sidewalk.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder in a field.
Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.
Description: Elevated view of entrance to National Park on a city block. A road passes by a grove of evergreen trees lined up along the sidewalk, while two men work nea...
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.
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