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Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1971 before

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...

Photograph

William Irvine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Irvine, Chippewa Falls lumberman.

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Several children are wearing Peanuts tee-shirts and sweatshir...

Date:  

Description: Photograph celebrating Henry Kuttner's visit to Milwaukee. He had driven an old Plymouth all the way from Los Angeles. Cut line was: On arrival, he immedia...

Photograph

A Game of Cards

Date:  

Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Photograph

Card Game

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock swinging a bat, possibly in spring training 1958. Known for his power, Adcock had an off year in 1958, hitting 1...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

Photograph

Packard Auto

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Two employees of Packard Auto in front of the service department office with automobile.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.

Photograph

Alfred A. Jackson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Alfred A. Jackson of Janesville.

Date: 1936-01 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "E.J. Leiser, superintendent of Milwaukee Works. Starting as an office clerk in 1905 and transferring to shop work two years later....

Date: 1958-06 

Description: Family gathering for the visit of aunt Miriam and Ben Seiden to Milwaukee. Salvator Moshe is holding Mathilde (left) and niece, Cookie Seiden (right). Fro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young baseball player poses outside the porch of his S. Sixth St. Walker's Point neighborhood home. He is wearing a baseball uniform with cap, and is hol...

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)

Date:  

Description: A man wearing a hat sits in profile in a darkened room with a bookshelf behind his back.

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a Milwaukee grain binder and a young...

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