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Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Employees of Hess Cooperage quarter log sections for barrel-making. The man standing in the middle of the image is Joe Hess.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

Date: 1948-08-11 

Description: Five Madison city lifeguards that were assigned to prepare the Breese Stevens Field for the All Star high school football game. Left to right are Glenn Wil...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Worker loads sisal leaves onto a small train car at an International Harvester plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "Loading leaves on the train car...

Photograph

Filling Potholes

Date: 1987-04-27 

Description: A city worker fills in holes in the road in mild spring weather.

Date: 1949-04-01 

Description: Mrs. William B. (Rachel) Fisher, 733 Copeland Avenue, assembling the cleaning products she will use during spring house cleaning. A new bride, this is her...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are working on sawing logs into smaller pieces. In the foreground, an unidentified man is holding a large piece of tree trunk.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field while workers gather sheaves of grain. The farmer is holding a raised switch.

Date: 1947-08-05 

Description: Jonas Staley, 1510 Jenifer Street, a 73-year-old man who enjoyed working outdoors in hot weather. He is shown putting in a sewer at 4226 Beverly Road.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory inspector examining artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "Inspector Thomas Pedersen checks 75 mm...

Date: 1942 

Description: Four shirtless soldiers strain to push a large gun over sandy terrain in Panama. Each man also wears a helmet and carries a backpack, a rifle, and a cantee...

Date: 1935-05-07 

Description: Four men look on during installation of a billboard designed by Hinkson Advertising Agency, at the corner of S. Park Street and Olin Avenue. The sign prom...

Date: 1919-03-01 

Description: Workers digging a "borrow pit" for no. 2 mine with a steam shovel. The men are standing along a set of narrow gauge railroad tracks. Benham was a "company...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Several people next to a building in a wooded area. Four people push a large wooden bar on a piece of equipment with a rope. Perhaps they are pulling up th...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere wringing clothes with a Maytag washing machine at Harvester Farm.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A woman sitting on a beach using a loom. In her journals, Carrie often described looms and their use for making cloth for clothes, siding for houses, woven...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of workers in the American Plumbing & Heating Company.

Photograph

Steamboat Mendota

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the steamboat Mendota under construction. A number of men, and one young child, stand posing with the boat. In the background is a building.

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