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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.
Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.
Description: Letterhead for the ninety-first Wisconsin State Fair, held August 16-24, with a profile view of a badger set in a banded red semi-circle. Printed in red an...
Description: A view from behind the bar in the Lutheran Center Bowling Alley of happy patrons enjoying a beer. One of the two bartenders is also enjoying a beverage.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Inside of the People's Bookstore. Bookshelves, counters and cabinets of leftist books. Some titles are visible including Battle for Asia, Women i...
Description: Strike vote, Local 1173, United Steelworkers of America (Nordberg Manufacturing Company).
Members of the Nordberg Steel Co., Local 1173, took a strike v...
Description: A group portrait of the Local 75 women's bowling team, who played at the Moose Alleys. From left to right in front are the Moose Boosters: Anne Chomicki, B...
Description: International Harvester Company booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. A signs on the booth read, "Check Your Parcels Here."
Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...
Description: Isaiah Pyant family eating dinner.
Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...
Description: City street scene with City Hall.
Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.
Description: A general view of the Dane County delegation at the Republican State Convention, with Reuben W. Peterson, Madison attorney and one-time Public Service Comm...
Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...
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 before
Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.
Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...
Description: International Harvester reaper float, the first prize winner in the Wisconsin State Fair dairy parade. The text on the float reads "Working Replica of the...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.
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