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Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Photograph

Will J. Sando

Date: 1921-07-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Will J. Sando, Milwaukee engineer.

Photograph

Astronaut Kids

Date: 1968-10-30 

Description: Three children, dressed up in homemade astronaut costumes for Halloween. One clever parent has made good use of a football helmet!

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...

Date: 1963-05-29 

Description: Local veterans groups present a massing of the colors at the Wood cemetery.

Photograph

Patrick Cudahy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Patrick Cudahy, Milwaukee meat packer; older.

Date: 1969-08-22 

Description: Planetary gear drive that was used as a later component in a centrifuge. This product was purchased by Combustion Engineering Incorporated and used by Blac...

Photograph

Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

Photograph

Graphics Arts Class

Date: 1961-12-29 

Description: Three students listen to an instructor talk about a lithographic camera in a graphic arts class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Photograph

Moline Knight

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Moline-Knight, the body of which was created by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Joseph E. Uihlein

Date: 1914-04-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph E. Uihlein, Milwaukee company president.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men standing on a paved city street in front of a house.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

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