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Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...


Boss of the Year

Date: 1956 

Description: James C. Springer of Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Co. surrounded by members of the Milwaukee chapter of the National Secretaries' Association who had electe...

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: For contributing to the morale of state troops in the South Pacific by his work as a war correspondent, Robert Doyle (right), a Milwaukee Journal re...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...


Cafe Interior

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior of the Vienna Cafe at the Milwaukee Bazaar.

Date: 1956-11-21 

Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.

Date: 1962 

Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association at the Wisconsin Markets Expo.


Hopalong Cassidy

Date: 1949-08-26 

Description: William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy poses sitting on a rail fence before meeting fans at Schuster's Department Store (N .12th and W. Vliet Streets) in Milwauk...


Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...


World Tourist

Date: 1970-08-10 

Description: Heinz Stücke on his bicycle in front of the Milwaukee Journal building at 333 W. State Street. Stücke carries his belongings in bags attached to his bike w...

Date: 1919 after

Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.

Historical Essay

Shotz Brewery Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Shotz Brewery smock used in Laverne and Shirley television series, 1976-1980. (Museum object #2006.38.1)

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".

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.

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...

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