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Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...
Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...
Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...
Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...
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: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.
Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skate on a pond.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...
Description: YMCA running club members take a run.
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...
Description: A member of the Milwaukee Astronomical society explains the telescope to children as they look at the stars from the starwagon at the Doerfler playground.
Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...
An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...
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