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Bird's Eye View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Browntown. In the foreground are farm buildings.

Date: 1944-04-05 

Description: Whitney Mason Gould, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stevens Gould, 712 Rogers Street, with a stuffed rabbit illustrating traditional Easter gifts for children.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jule (in overalls) and Joe Hubert. Both men are holding cigars and wear tilted hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woodblock print of an urban street scene with a clothesline strung between buildings, and a church and a hamburger joint.


Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Martha Dandridge Washington from an 1878 painting by E.F. Andrews.

Date: 1951-07-22 

Description: Pre-race parade for Soap Box Derby, going past 151 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1942-12-12 

Description: Harry S. Manchester's, Incorporated, 2-6 East Mifflin Street, first floor with gloves, purses, and accessories department.

Date: 1947-09-20 

Description: The bar at Schwoeglers Bowling Alley, 437 West Gilman Street.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Date: 1977 

Description: A car going up ramp, northbound on USH 41.


Description: A tiny clay figure in Alice Bedard's mouth. Posters of mountains and skyscrapers are on the wall in the background.

Date: 1961-01-05 

Description: Scenes from "Here We Go Again," an amateur variety show put on as entertainment for the 1961 Twelfth Night party at Nakoma School. Five University of Wisco...


Lew Burdette at Bat

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).

Date: 1928-08-07 

Description: Robert Mitchell's Madison service station, 529 University Avenue. During the 1920s service stations evolved from curb-side shacks to more attractive buildi...

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Beekeeper using a smoker on the top of an open hive without protective bee hat or gloves.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Milwaukee's Polish Population. Map showing in Red Color the Location and Density of Polish=Speaking Population of the City of Milwaukee, Wis."...

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