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Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...


The Partridge Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and horses stand outside the Partridge Inn, a multi-storied hotel. The inn was builtin 1836.

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...


Workmen at Mechta

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Workmen excavate at an archaeological site at Mechta. M. Bebruge is the man in the foreground. A man sitting on the ground in the background on the right i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front of foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. When opened, five panels, with images on both sides, depict various scenes, and include i...

Date:  ca.

Description: Horses pull wagons on a stretch of racetrack at the Cuyahoga County Fair while spectators gather around the track beside parked automobiles.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the central business district. A hardware/5&10 cent store is on the left, with rolled up fencing and various implements on the porch....


Man with Pet Rats

Date: 1934-07-25 

Description: John Harrison, 616 Williamson Street, with part of his brood of doomed white rats. City health department ordered their extermination.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Poster for use in the Philippines advertising the McCormick-Deering P&O plow. The poster features an illustration of a plow beneath a tree in the foregroun...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 2004 

Description: The Bonacks, with their dog Bailey, have this old structure on their property.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of school children standing on steps of a school house(?) holding their bird house projects.


Lublin Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: The Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.

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