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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".


Description: Milt Polland wearing eyeglasses and a bow tie sits at a cluttered desk with framed photographs visible on the wall in the background. Gauer worked for Poll...


Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.

Date: 1961-12-20 

Description: Three students work in the shop for a cabinetmaking class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.


3/4 Top View

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard three-quarter top view of the engine mounting and front cabin for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).


Interstate I-43


Description: Fond du Lac Avenue (State Highway 145) exit from Interstate I-43 in Milwaukee. As originally conceived, the interstate system in Wisconsin was to consist...



Date: 1963-02-20 

Description: Union members of Local 317 in Milwaukee strike outside the Electric Co.'s N. Edison Street plant. It was a very cold night.


Milton H. Umbreit

Date: 1921-05-11 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Milton H. Umbreit, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1967 

Description: Freedom House in flames after Milwaukee Police fired tear gas into the building. Two armed officers stand in front of the burning building. Both officers h...


A.K. Taylor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A.K. Taylor, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1908-08-26 

Description: In a festive mood, Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company employees disembark from flag-decked trolley cars to enjoy a company-sponsored outing. The...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....


"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...


The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....


Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Date: 1946 before

Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.

Date: 1957-06-22 

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock lunges for first against the Phillies. Adcock pinch hit for pitcher Juan Pizarro with one on and one out in the...

Date: 1985-05-05 

Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.

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