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Description: View from street of group of local boys taking part in a celebration of National Bicycle Week. Members of the Shaker-Callaway Post of the VFW were on hand...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Workers in the General Assembly Department of the Wright Brothers' airplane factory.
Description: General view of Port Moresby Harbor from road, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). A jeep is on the road on the left. Several soldiers are near a sh...
Description: Sergeant Walter Schaefer of Port Washington, Wisconsin, swings from a rope over an extremely muddy road just after a truck has just driven through at a mil...
Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: John H. Fariss, a police officer, stands on the sidewalk addressing an African American man standing in line. Behind the officer a man wearing a suit and h...
Description: Pilot Glenn Martin (left), visiting the Curtiss aviation school, with Curtiss aviators (left to right) John McClaskey and Lincoln Beachey, and with mechani...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.
Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the Wonewoc Mill Company where they manufacture White Swan Flour. Sacks of flour and two men sitting on the loading dock. A woman walking away on...
Description: Test flight of the bi-plane invented by Ray Zorn of Dayton, Ohio, who later resided in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.
Description: This is a map of Waupun in 1898 that shows labeled streets, railroads, and the location of the state prison. There are annotations on the map in what appea...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...
Description: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: Contest winner George Byrne, surrounded by his family, wears an overcoat, white shirt, tie and fedora (hat) while holding a TWA travel bag. The original ca...
Description: The postcard shows billowing smoke from the Hurley, Wisconsin Windsor mine shaft. Two men who were in the mine at the time lost their lives. A group of boy...
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
Description: View across yard of a storm-damaged farmhouse. In the foreground is an overturned automobile. The windows of the house have been blown out and the roof has...
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