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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...
Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...
Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...
Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Description: A woman and man sit at a round table in a public library reading. An office cubicle and magazine rack are visible in the background. When it opened in 1938...
Date: 1938-12 ca.
Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...
Description: Typical room at the Milwaukee River Hilton Inn in MIlwaukee.
Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn carts filled with hay and parked in rows at a market. Men stand between the rows, and houses surround the market square.
Description: Interior view of Soldiers Home dining room with tables set with dishes.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.
Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...
Date: 1973 ca.
Description: Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is seated with his family. His...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the front half of fuselage for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...
Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...
Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...
Description: Perspective rendering of the exterior of the Jerome Wallace House, designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.
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