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Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...


Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.


Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...


Drawing Machine

Date: 1972-12-08 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by the the Aluminum Company of America. Falk caption reads, "8 units on the order. 3 units are shiftable, the balance of f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...


FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.


William H. Lindwurm


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William H. Lindwurm, Company F, 6th Wisconsin Infantry, sitting and holding his sword.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.

Date: 1929-05-06 

Description: McCormick-Deering 15-30 tractor, No. 119,540-M, photographed as it came off the assembly line at Milwaukee Works. Mr. P.F. Schryer, Superintendent of Milwa...

Date: 1952-03-09 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves player William 'Billy' Bruton gets ready to throw a ball during spring training practice.


Pulverizer Mill

Date: 1976-08-20 

Description: A male employee, Don Ferch, attends to a pulverizer mill. This unit was purchased by the Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation and used by the Public Service o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...


Frederick Heath


Description: Studio portrait of Frederick Heath, newspaper man from Milwaukee. He wears a Social Democratic Party pin on his lapel.

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: 1960-08-18 

Description: View from behind home plate of Lew Burdette delivering a pitch in the Milwaukee Braves' 1-0 victory over the the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 1960 at...

Date: 1946-04-23 

Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at a Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman is standing in a rowboat in a diving position teaching four women in a lake how to dive. The rest of the women are in shirts printed with S.S.B.H....

Date: 1958-04-12 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Lew Burdette in play during a ball game.

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