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Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

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...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Elevated view of west side of Basilica, with the apse on the left.

Photograph

Piggsville

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...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

Date: 1940-01-18 

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...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Goverment inspector checks artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory). Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufactur...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: Representative Glenn Davis, chairman of the Republican State Convention, shown at the podium addressing the delegates.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Photograph

Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: View of a metal stairway and a train car wheel and undercarriage. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry w...

Photograph

Campaign Mailing

Date: 1946-10 

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...

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...

Date: 1948-01-31 

Description: Installation of officers, Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (The Louis Allis Company), South Side Armory Hall. Left to right: Phil Smith, field org...

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