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Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association at the Wisconsin Markets Expo.


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

Date: 1967 

Description: Lori Miller, 5, wearing one of her mother's “flowered” (ribbon bows) hats.

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1920 

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...


Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1980-03-27 

Description: Beekeeper Robert Neureuther examines a frame of honeycomb partly filled with honey. Behind him are hives wrapped up for cold weather.

Date: 1963-07 

Description: Group of women playing cards while wearing hats and pearls.

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

Date: 1924-09-14 

Description: Sidewalk group watching the military parade at the reunion of the “Red Arrow” 32nd Division, U.S. Army.

Date: 1956-11-21 

Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.


Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...


Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

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