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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...
Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
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: 1910 ca.
Description: A high school in West Allis.
Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.
Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...
Description: Night view of small crowd of people gathered at outside entrance of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
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...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Capitol Theater building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: City Hall.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."
Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.
Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.
Description: Exterior view of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. office building.
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