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Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail crane with the operator in the cab. The photographer, though not listed on the negative, is very likely...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...
Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.
Date: date unknown
Description: Actor William Boyd, better known as Hopalong Cassidy, with two pairs of twins entered in the twin competition at the Wisconsin State Fair. None of the chil...
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.
Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...
Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.
Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...
Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.
Description: Young boys play football.
Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.
Description: A road crew repairs a street.
Description: Nine men in aprons lined up in front of a brick horseshoe shop. One of the men is sitting on a horse. The sign above the door reads "C. Deising, Horsesho...
Description: A woman and child in front of brick commercial storefronts. Signs read, from left to right "Drugs Prescriptions," "Soda Grill Luncheonette" and "Greendale...
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