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Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The J. Robert family posed around baby Fred in a high chair with his first birthday cake. Family members are identified from left as Ellen Taylor Higgins,...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: William R. "Bill" Kinney (1912-1978; second from left) and friends enjoy a beer at the Miller Brewery. Bill and his brother Howard Kinney owned the White F...



Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...


Making Sandbakalese

Date: 1955-11-23 

Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...


Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).


Baking Contest

Date: 1963-08-15 

Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

Date: 1935-01 before

Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...


J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of the photographer J. Robert Taylor sitting at a table smoking a pipe and possibly woodworking.


Washing Dishes

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Mother and daughter washing dishes together.


Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1946-10 

Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946. E...

Date: 1969-04-11 

Description: Mrs. Lloyd Knox demonstrating the technique of making spoon bread.


Spinach Pie

Date: 1963-11-19 

Description: Chef tops spinach pie at a church event.

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.
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