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Don A.J. Upham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Don A.J. Upham (1809-1877). Born in Vermont, Upham was a lawyer who moved to Milwaukee during the territorial period. The po...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.


Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.


Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. She is wearing a dark dress or blouse and a necklace and...

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: "Beatle" Bob Barry, disc jockey for Milwaukee radio station WOKY, posed for a photograph with (Sir) Paul McCartney. At the bottom is a brass plate that rea...


"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...


Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Faithful Travelers. Eight African American men, three in front, five in back, pose wearing light suits, dark neckties and pocket kerc...

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Unidentified people waiting or conferring, possibly lawyer and clients at a courthouse.


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.


Daniel Wells Jr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of Daniel Wells Jr. The portrait is from waist-up of left profile, with some scratching and damage to the plate. Daniel Wells Jr. e...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...


Walter J. Keller

Date: 1957 

Description: Walter J. Keller, vice-president of the Marine National Exchange Bank, at a desk at the bank.

Date: 1958 

Description: Mother and small son in voting booth, with the child squatting on the floor and peeking out beneath the curtain.

Date: 1985-02-23 

Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...

Date: 1958-06-07 

Description: Mrs. Kondrad, a dancer, and her son, dancing in a studio.


Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

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