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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...
Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad depot at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Caption on glass plate reads, "C. M. & St. P. De...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: This map shows streets, railroads, parks, and cemeteries. The top right includes an advertisement for Bartles-Maguire Oil Co. Wards are colored in red, yel...
Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".
Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.
Description: Captured German submarine, possibly the U-C97, with men on deck. United States flags are flying and several men are gathered on top of the submarine. Anoth...
Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Peter Paul Lavies, Milwaukee contractor.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.
Description: Man unloading boxes of "Baby Ruth" and "Butterfinger" candy bars from an International D-2 truck outside the Monona Club. The truck was owned by the Suprem...
Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.
Description: Polland at the Mid-Summer Festival on the Milwaukee lakefront, with the boys of Nick Ehr family in the foreground. This was just after the successful Zeidl...
Date: 1952-07-24 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.
Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Men work to level the ground for foundations to be poured for homes. Exposed brick walls of partially constructed homes are on the left and right, and a di...
Description: "Have another beer!"
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