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Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Orton L. Prime, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two boats next to a pier. The one on the end of the pier is the Intrepid, the one in the foreground, in which three people are sitting, is the El...
Description: Aerial view of North and South Harbor Tracts, looking north from South Pier No. 2. There are skyscrapers in the background. there are multiple items of mac...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.
Description: Girls playing football on field.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips walking on a sidewalk in a neighborhood, with a small child walking in front of her. Vel is wearing a long coat and a hat.
Description: A boy plays with his pet rodents (hamsters).
Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.
Description: Three women are holding up a banner for the Student Union Movement, a social justice group based out of Milwaukee Area Technical College. Two of the women...
Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: A unidentified woman is standing on a stairway outside a doorway with two young girls, identified as Donna Taylor on the right, and Ellen Taylor on the lef...
Description: This map shows block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, parks, and selected buildings and includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" as well as a guide to pub...
Description: Workers on the bottling line at the Schlitz Brewery.
Description: Reporters and television crews setting up their equipment in a large auditorium outside the Republican presidential debate. On the right a reporter for CNN...
Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...
Description: Robert Bloch, with cigar, and Robert Vail, holding a pipe. They are both wearing military costumes, staged standing on chairs next to a bed.
Date: 1914-05-13 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.
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