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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Handy Governor featuring a photograph of the device at center, surrounded by a listing of its attributes. The heading at top reads, "...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...


Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, in Union uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait, halftone printed, of James William Murphy. Murphy served as a U.S. House of Representative member from 1907 to 1909. His signature...


Description: Photographic holiday card from Marie and Averell Harriman. Mr. Harriman was governor of New York 1955-1958, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union 1943-1946,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1954 

Description: The front cover of a four page election mailer/newsletter for U.S. Senate candidate Gaylord Nelson. A quarter-length portrait covers most of the page. The...

Date: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Front and back covers of the "Informal Farewell Dinner Tendered to Mr. Wilmer Sieg upon the occasion of his departure from Milwaukee to take up his residen...

Date: 1902 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Andrew Carnegie.

Date: 1987 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure featuring a photograph of an International 8300 semi-truck (tractor-trailer).

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Joseph Koenig.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Date: ????-12-31 date unknown

Description: One-page menu for New Year's Eve from Guido's Supper Club, with a photograph of owner Bill Wells, a spot illustration of a lobster near the surf and turf "...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Date: 1918 

Description: Wartime advertisement for Kardell tractors featuring an illustration of a farmer using a team of two horses to work in a field, along with the headline "Le...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.


Old Abe


Description: Print of a painted portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Civil Volunteer Infantry, standing on a perch. "Old Abe"...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students are seated at desks in a mechanical drawing and workshop mathematics class at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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