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Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.


Rufus King


Description: General Rufus King, seated in uniform.

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...


Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...


Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


Tugboat on Water

Date: 1972-08-30 

Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Date: 1958-04-16 

Description: Boy Scouts lash together lengths of wood as they put up an exhibit about pioneering for Scout-O-Rama.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is oriented with north slightly to the right and the Milwaukee River is labeled. The top margin reads: "Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1. 1st Session, 33rd C...

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...


"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

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