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Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.
Description: Public Workers Strike - Milwaukee members of the United Public Workers, tiring of a series of stalls on their legitimate wage demands, take to the street a...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...
Description: A crowd of people, mainly women and girls, have gathered for a Civilian Defense Rally. People lean on the edge of a decorated stage and booths are visible...
Description: Mike Zitke, 14, of 4737 N. 78th Court holding a broom and wearing a shirt reading "We like it here. Milwaukee: Let's keep it clean." Zitke received the shi...
Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two men harvest rye in a field with a horse-drawn grain binder. The men are working on the Vogel farm.
Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....
Description: Two young boys in action playing soccer.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.
Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: A woman in feathered hat is standing and looking down at her shoe which she has rested on a step. She is wearing a split skirt.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...
Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.
Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....
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