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Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Melodie Albritton holds up an origami crane she folded at St. Nicholas School.


Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...


Studious Student

Date: 1957 

Description: High school student, Judith Castine, leaning on a desk, studying at West Milwaukee High School.

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...


Don A.J. Upham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Don A.J. Upham (1809-1877). Born in Vermont, Upham was a lawyer who moved to Milwaukee during the territorial period. The po...

Date: 1894 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...

Date: 1958-02-09 

Description: The Reverend Erwin G. Tieman baptizes infants as part of a Lutheran crusade for Christ evangelism.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Informal double portrait of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Jones, 81 and 80, respectively at the time of their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were both bo...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 2003-07 

Description: Kandy Lindgren's photo of her son Chase wins first place in the black and white category of "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's" photo contest.


Men Sewing

Date: 1956-01-08 

Description: Men sew as a joke at a party for prospective bridegroom. Jack Bayliss, with bow tie, is facing the camera.


Daniel Wells Jr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of Daniel Wells Jr. The portrait is from waist-up of left profile, with some scratching and damage to the plate. Daniel Wells Jr. e...


The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon, play in their home.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.


Hopalong Cassidy

Date: 1949-08-26 

Description: William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy poses sitting on a rail fence before meeting fans at Schuster's Department Store (N .12th and W. Vliet Streets) in Milwauk...


Miss Popularity

Date: 1957 

Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...


Kandy Lindgren

Date: 2003-01 

Description: Kandy Lindgren trains her lens at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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