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Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...
Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.
Description: Unidentified couple dancing at the wedding of Kenneth Hoerres: a little girl and an adult man, perhaps her grandfather. In background several other couples...
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers Auxilary #2 preparing literature for the political campaign of E.V. Bobrowicz. Bobrowicz, an officer of the Fur an...
Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....
Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...
Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...
Date: 1944-07-31 ca.
Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...
Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...
Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway.
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
Description: Design submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of an ice cream cone with the design of a heart and the wor...
Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...
Description: A man smoking a cigarette and wearing a hat is juggling tin cans in front of the "Prize Cakes and Coffee" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.
Description: View from across street of employees of Peters Tools, Local 100, standing on the sidewalk in front of the brick storefront with a number of cases at their...
Description: The Seaman's Body Local 75 bowling team.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...
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.
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