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The Sherlock Hotel

Date: 1934 

Description: Exterior view of the Sherlock Hotel 124 King Street at the corner of Doty Street.


Annie the Elephant

Date: 1944-06-16 

Description: Annie the Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), walking out of her winter indoor quarters. Annie died Feb. 24, 1948 and was replaced by a "new Ann...


A Country Mile

Date: 1965-07 

Description: A rural road canvassed and photographed by a civil rights volunteer.

"'A country mile' - one road to canvass in Summit, Miss. Actually the shaded part of...

Date: 1956-11-06 

Description: Three Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity members, Joe Wimmer, Watertown; Jim Laabs, Abbotsford; and Gene Frederickson, Milwaukee; prepare house decorations for t...

Date: 1947-03 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring a color illustration of a KB model truck. Includes the text "Now! The Finest Values in More Than 40 Y...

Date: 1958 

Description: Dance and singing performance during a festival at Taliesin West. The theater was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built by the Fellowship. Taliesin West...

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 28, "Planes in Action." This poster features a large squadron of military aircraft flying through the air.

Date: 1943 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon, a pioneer aviator from Delavan, Wisconsin, in his uniform as a member of the Milwaukee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.

Date: 1968 

Description: A towering specimen of Ulmus americana standing along the river in the Menomonee River Parkway. There are large blocks of ice on the shore. This tre...

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Slum-Xi-Ki (Bear Claw), Called Charlot, in native dress with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.


Description: Studio portrait of three men smoking pipes and cigars and holding beer bottles in front of a painted backdrop. From left to right, Jacob Bowar, Herman Kals...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man and woman look out of a window at people picking cotton in a field. The two are well-dressed.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Circus parade passing Frederick and Mary Mark's confectionary. This view is north-northeast beyond the intersection of Williamson and Dickenson Streets.

Date: 1961-09-27 

Description: Members of the Nakoma Welfare League gathered at Westminster Presbyterian Church for the organization's annual fall get acquainted tea and program. Dorothy...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Male and female factory workers are standing at work stations next to large pieces of manufacturing equipment at International Harvester's Osborne Works (l...

Date: 1941-11-03 ca.

Description: A factory worker places charges into an electrically controlled draw furnace at International Harvester's Canton Works. Original caption reads, "Shell Pack...

Date: 1946-10-10 

Description: Joseph L. "Roundy" Coughlin, sports writer for the "Wisconsin State Journal", and two other men in a motorboat on a lake.

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...


Description: Kerosene hot water heater. Larger tanks are behind the heater.


Darcy Gay Davies

Date: 1954-07-29 

Description: Darcy Gay Davies, baby of Don Davies, a staff writer for Wisconsin State Journal, and his wife, Bonnie. Davies was born on October 21, 1953 in Berlin, Wisc...

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