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Date: 1946 

Description: "The Harmonians" performing at a picnic to raise money for striking Allis-Chalmers workers.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1948 

Description: 3 cent stamp design with a Wisconsin theme in blue.

Date:  

Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

Photograph

Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows landownership, railroads, roads, churches, schools, cemeteries, post offices, townships, city wards, Lake Michigan, and rivers. The map incl...

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Shaft Mount

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Ã…venue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with a cannon in the foreground.

Date: 1923-06-01 ca.

Description: East from N. Plankinton Avenue, W. Wisconsin Avenue is bustling with automobiles, pedestrians, a cable car, and a double-decker bus. Landmarks right to le...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Crazy Water Crystals Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the top center is an elevated view of a building complex with a sign reading, "C...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the field level concourse at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Main entrance and east facade. This was the third of seven institutions built throughout the country in the decades...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

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