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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: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: For contributing to the morale of state troops in the South Pacific by his work as a war correspondent, Robert Doyle (right), a Milwaukee Journal re...


Lincoln Beachey


Description: Lincoln Beachey is considered by many to be the greatest aviator of his era. He is pictured here about to take off in his Curtiss pusher, wearing his signa...

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...


Boss of the Year

Date: 1956 

Description: James C. Springer of Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Co. surrounded by members of the Milwaukee chapter of the National Secretaries' Association who had electe...


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: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Interior pages of the farewell dinner menu given to Mr. Wilmer Sieg on the occasion of his move from Milwaukee to Hood River, Oregon. The menu and program...

Date: 1956-11-21 

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


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....


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: First and last pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...


Banquet Guests

Date: 1967 

Description: Guests enjoying themselves at a banquet of the Executives' Secretaries, Inc.

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...


Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...


Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...


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...

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