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Description: Interior view of the South Milwaukee Public Library. A sign on a table reads: "Story Hour Saturday 11 A.M." There is a large, brick fireplace along the far...

Date: 1940 

Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...


H.P. Lovecraft


Description: Head and shoulders portrait of H.P. Lovecraft wearing a suit jacket, vest, and tie taped to a piece of paper.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Signs for Kingsbury Beer and politicians are in the window of a storefront.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 32 zoning districts, house numbering system, parks, cemeteries, and Milwaukee County institutional buildings.

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...


Rainy Day


Description: A street scape with people holding umbrellas walking in the rain. The street shows a business section and there is a horse-drawn vehicle in the hazy distan...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1926-04 

Description: This blueprint map shows plats and includes water surface diagram and "history of the harbor." The Kinnickinnic River and the Milwaukee River are labelled....


Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edward James Kearney, Milwaukee engineer.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A band concert in a park. A drummer is on the left,trumpeters, a tuba player, pianist, oboe, and a violinist. A boy is peeking out from behind the piano....

Date: 1959 

Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...


Walter H. Gendfelt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Walter H. Gendfelt, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works draining fluid from a machine with a large gear poised over his head. The factory was owned by the Mi...

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an inside baseball field and scoreboard from spectator's seats of Miller Park Stadium.


The Blatz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.

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