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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.


Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...

Date: 1906 before

Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.


Coupling Sleeve

Date: 1976-02-23 

Description: Bill Wagner, a Falk employee, attends to a large coupling sleeve. This unit was later used by the Auburn Plant-Baush Drill Press. Original Falk caption rea...


Description: A tiny clay figure sits on the exposed left breast of Alice Bedard, looking into the distance. A poster of skyscrapers is visible in the background.


Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...


Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...


St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

Date: 1927 

Description: Crowds walk past the Horticulture Building at the Wiconsin State Fair. In a pavilion above the building the Aluminum Goose Manufacturing Co. Band of Manit...


Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...


Mitchell Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.


A Bowler in Action

Date: 1946-12-31 

Description: A member of the Local 75 men's bowling team releases the ball down the alley.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Mrs. Upham Obituary Portrait

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Mrs. Upham obituary portrait. Some text from obituary, "Mrs. Upham Is Dead at 75. Widow of Attorney Was Leader in Club and Education Work."


Debris On Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Stationary engines on skids inside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

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