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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...
Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...
Description: Polland at the Mid-Summer Festival on the Milwaukee lakefront, with the boys of Nick Ehr family in the foreground. This was just after the successful Zeidl...
Date: 1938-12 ca.
Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...
Description: Snow covers a streetcar and pedestrians walk through a snow-covered street.
Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...
Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...
Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.
Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Group portrait outdoors of the Veterans of Company I, 29th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at a Grand Army of the Republic reunion. Center group, standing, fr...
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.
Description: Bernice Lindsay is on a podium. She is wearing a coat and a hat. A man is filming her speech. On the ground is the street sign in her honor. Part of the N...
Date: date unknown
Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.
Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.
Description: Men and women walking on sidewalk in front of a brick commercial building. The Greendale Village Hall is in the background and snow is on the ground.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Alfred Lawson standing behind a Palmer cord aero tyre, which is sitting next to a smaller Goodyear cord tire. The smaller Goodyear tire was used for Lawson...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Three men stand on the right in front of a pile of rubble. In the center, a man wearing a hat and suit is looking to the left.
Description: Soldiers Home with cannon and wagon in the foreground.
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