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Phillips Law Office

Date: 1951 after

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...

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...


Inland River Barge

Date: 1972-09-14 

Description: Elevated view of an inland river barge that was purchased by Electro-Motive and used by Wisconsin Barge Lines. Original Falk caption reads, "4.074:1 twin s...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.


Joe Davis

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Close-up view of Joe Davis, Milwaukee's 2nd district Alderman, as he is speaking through a megaphone to a crowd of protesters outside the Republican presid...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.

Date: 1985-02-23 

Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...

Date: 1946 

Description: International Harvester Company displays its products under a tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. The text on the sign reads, "Equipment Display Courtesy Sha...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Irene Steinkopf, motion picture editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel, dressed in a floor-length gown for an evening on the town.

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

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,...


Description: Letterhead of the Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company, with color illustrations of three Roundy's products: a package of coffee, and cans of pineapple and tom...


Equipment Test

Date: 1959-05-20 

Description: A man attends to a control panel of a factory machine that tests a large gear. The Falk Corporation later purchased and used this gear. Original Falk capti...


Description: Letterhead of the Riverside Sanitarium of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a view of the grounds, including three sanitarium buildings, and rows of trees in the...

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...


Jonas Ambulance

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Jonas Ambulance on a road near a river. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor cleaning a furnace. He has a broom and a small brush in hand, a pipe in his mouth, and a dirty rag placed on his head. He is reading a doc...

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