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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...
Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles, an unknown man, and Alice in Dairyland pose at the "Milwaukee Sentinel" exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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,...
Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.
Description: Women officers of the Milwaukee Turners. Eight oval portraits are on a decorative hand-painted mat.
Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a wood violet, which is the state flower, as well as a jack-in-the-pulpit and a trillium.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.
Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...
Description: Design in green for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring evergreen trees, and an agriculture and industry theme.
Date: 1860 before
Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...
Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.
Description: Elevated stereographic view of the Trinity Church, surrounded by the rooftops of nearby homes.
Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...
Description: Letterhead of the Schlitz Park Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with halftone views of the park gateway and a two-story open-air pavilion with an overlook,...
Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.
Description: W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 26th Street, looking east. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking northeast showing property side of street, 2518 W. Wisconsin A...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...
Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.
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