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Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Two elderly women at a reception at the Pabst Theater.


Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...


Kandy Lindgren

Date: 2003-01 

Description: Kandy Lindgren trains her lens at the Milwaukee Art Museum.


Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men, possibly employees, pose in front of Greene & Button Co. store among boxes and crates of various goods.


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.


Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows Milwaukee County Parkway lands, streets, streets not yet constructed, public facilities, schools, churches, and manufacturers. The map inclu...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map of Granville shows local streets, local businesses, and industrial areas. Some streets are labeled: "Lovers Lane Road," "Granville Road," and "Bro...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

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...


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.


Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

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