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Photograph

Fred Rietbrock

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Fred Rietbrock.

Date: 1922 

Description: Aerial view of downtown with City Hall and Milwaukee River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four young women are walking down a city street across cable car tracks wearing coats and very large hats. Two of the women have fur muffs on their hands,...

Photograph

Edgar A. Ulbricht

Date: 1921-07-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edgar A. Ulbricht, Milwaukee company president. He is holding a cigar.

Date: 1969-05-07 

Description: This product was purchased by General Motors-Electro Motive Division and used by Litton Industries as a Great Lakes Ore Carrier. Falk caption reads, "Port...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Includes a drawing of a waiter carrying a tray of beer glasses. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue...

Photograph

Shipping Shield

Date: 1958-06-06 

Description: A male employee stands next to a large shipping shield. This shield was purchased by Stearns-Rogers and used by Westinghouse. Original Falk caption reads,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Schlitz Park Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with halftone views of the park gateway and a two-story open-air pavilion with an overlook,...

Date: 1957-10-07 before

Description: Left fielder Wes Covington of the Milwaukee Braves hits a pop up in 1957. Recalled from the Braves' Wichita farm team in mid-June, Covington hit 21 home r...

Photograph

Sleepover

Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...

Date: 1932 

Description: A cow standing on a platform is used to demonstrate a McCormick-Deering milker in the International Harvester tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. A display...

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: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob George Laubenheimer, Milwaukee chief of police.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The J. Robert Taylor family on what appears to be a lake shore, possibly cleaning fish. From left: Donna Taylor Adams, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Fred Taylor,...

Date: 1912 

Description: Men work on the construction site for Stationary Engine Test Building #24 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Photograph

Demonstration Signs

Date: 1969 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) demonstrators painting signs at a Milwaukee rally. In the background, a man is painting the National Farmworker's (NFW) Azt...

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