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Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.


Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...


J.P. Rundle

Date: 1914-09-18 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of J.P. Rundle, Milwaukee company president.


Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers Minor League baseball team. Located between W. Chambers and W. Burleigh Streets at N. 7th Street. A player is on the right in...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the empenage (tail assembly) for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

Date: 1914 

Description: A worker prepares to stamp a heated metal rod at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a car buried in fresh snow while parked outside a building.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1935-04-11 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Button design with a drawing of a flower and the statement: "Certified W.S.S.A."


Science Project

Date: 1989-02-27 

Description: Student demonstrates his science project that tests the effectiveness of aspirin.

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