1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...

Photograph

Bentz Tavern

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The Bentz Tavern, located at 3076 N. 12th Street, photographed for the WPA Writers' Project.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of a boat owned by Julius Dettloff docked along the edge of a river. The boat was powered by an International PD-40 power unit; in the backgr...

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous". The label is cut in the shape of a pa...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...

Photograph

Man in Diving Suit

Date: 1937 

Description: Man in diving suit being helped out of the water by three men in a rowboat.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railways, bus lines, railroads, roads, parks, cemeteries, Lake Michigan, and a proposed harbor. Also included is a legend and on th...

Photograph

CIO Picket

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...

Date: 1937-03-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Robbins McGovern, Milwaukee engineer.

Date: 1938 

Description: Students boarding an International D-300 school bus. The bus is equipped with a one hundred and sixty-five inch Hicks body.

Date: 1930-09-20 

Description: Philip La Follette, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning for governor before a large crowd of workers near the Allis Chalmers plant in West A...

Photograph

Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A costumed young woman who danced as part of the Carioca Revue stands on a stage in the midway of the Wisconsin State Fair, perhaps waiting to perform.

Photograph

Frank S. Rost

Date: 1936-12-03 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank S. Rost, Milwaukee company vice-president.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A cluster of old dwellings are in the center, with broken shacks and rusted cars. Behind are railroad cars, and an industrial area with men working. In t...

Date: 1934-08-06 

Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic as women look on from be...

Date: 1935 

Description: Two men loading cases of Miller beer onto an International C-50 "stake body" truck. The truck was owned by Miller Brewing Company.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Signs for Kingsbury Beer and politicians are in the window of a storefront.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.