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Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...

Date: 1940-04-11 

Description: Exterior of building, with a peaked roof with embellishments on the edge. Two bas-relief figures of a man and woman carrying food and drink are set in the...


Mathilda Hughes


Description: Mathilda Hughes, wife of Louis Hughes. They were charter members of St. Mark's AME church and she was the first stewardess of the church.

Date: 1911-04-20 

Description: Men clearing groudn at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory for the addition of a six-story machine shop.


Ludington Patton

Date: 1921-06-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ludington Patton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1909 

Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Auditorium during an event.


Women and Children

Date: 1897 after

Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 6 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, and the Milwaukee River.


Mackey Wells

Date: 1937-02-22 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Mackey Wells, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: 40 North Prospect Avenue. Built ca. 1860, E.T. Mix, architect. House is three stories with a small tower on the roof. To the right is the yard with smal...

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Milwaukee Braves General Manager John Quinn (left) and manager Fred Haney (right) accept awards at the 5th Annual Diamond Dinner, hosted by the Milwaukee C...


Old City Hall


Description: A group of men sit and stand in front of Old City Hall (built 1860).

Date: 1949-11-23 

Description: View across river of a large crowd of people on a sledding hill and gathered around a shelter building. Houses are in the background atop the hill.

Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1969-04-04 

Description: Rabbits as big as 6-month-old Jennifer Tetzlaff sit in and near an Easter basket while she plays with cellophane "grass."

Date: 1941 

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


Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...


Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bridge crosses the river, leading to the buildings with billboards and signs on the right.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....

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