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Rufus King


Description: General Rufus King, seated in uniform.

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...


Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...


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.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker tests a diesel engine pump under 6000 pounds of pressure at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...


Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date: 1959-05-14 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette laughs and scratches his forehead. Probably taken during spring training 1959 at Ninth Street Park in Bradenton, Flo...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a middle-aged man with a flower in his lapel. The subject is John Bissett, 900 Emerson Avenue, South Milwaukee.


Frank W. Manegold

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank W. Manegold, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.


Milo C. Jones

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Milo C. Jones, Fort Atkinson farmer and sausage maker.

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles A. Gutenkunst, Milwaukee company president.

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...

Historical Essay

Happy Days Bowling Shirt

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Leopard Lodge League bowling shirt costume worn on Happy Days television series, 1977-1984. (Museum object #2006.39.1)
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