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Date: 1951 after
Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...
Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton reading a book. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851. Elizabeth...
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...
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...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...
Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.
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: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.
Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...
Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...
Description: Dr. Joseph Schneider performs surgery on the eye of a man laying on a gurney, with assistance from a nun nurse and another man.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Portrait of Laura Graf seated in a chair at her home in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. A bookcase is behind her.
Laura was born September 2, 1898 in Pewaukee (Wa...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...
Description: A model walks down the runway during an Easter dress fashion show. Ticket sales benefited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community center.
Description: Bernice Lindsay posing with the street sign named after her. Part of the N Lindsay Street Dedication ceremony. She is wearing a coat and a hat. Three unide...
Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...
Description: Holocaust survivor Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman) at her Milwaukee residence.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Four young women are walking down a city street across cable car tracks wearing coats and very large hats. Two of the women have fur muffs on their hands,...
Date: 1986-03 ca.
Description: Vel Phillips taking notes at the congregation of Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun.
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