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Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...


Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.

Date: 1918-10-06 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...


Emil von Schleimitz

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil von Schleimitz, Milwaukee journalist.


Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men assisting another man wearing a diving suit in what appears to be the interior of a ship.


Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two motorcyclists are racing by while several men are watching from behind a railing. One man standing on the track holds a flag.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: 6th Ward Milwaukee Alderman Vel Phillips is wearing a dress and standing on a podium. To the right are Bernice Lindsay and Reverend Lovell Johnson standing...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.

Date: 1915-07-24 ca.

Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

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....

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Model B owned by Farnum Fish flying at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in 1912.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace meeting with a number of men and one young girl. A garden and residences can be seen in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States...


Description: Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Broadway Street.


Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Bloch wearing a shawl around his head, and skin darkening make-up. A curtain has been hung up as a backdrop to obscur...

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