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Description: A scientist leans over a microscope in the sewage treatment plant laboratory. Glass beakers and other tools and equipment are sitting on the counter.


Rudolf C. Haase

Date: 1924-07-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rudolf C. Haase, Milwaukee company secretary.


Description: George H. Arsand of South Milwaukee operating his Case model "L" tractor. Original caption reads: "Driving back home after a big day's work done with his...


Office or Study


Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...


Commercial Variator

Date: 1958-06-06 

Description: A male employee oversees the testing of a Lewellen Commercial Variator in the test lab at Falk.

Date: 1957-04-19 

Description: A man oversees the manufacturing process of a roll drive pinion which was purchased by E.W. Bliss Company of Salem, Ohio, and used by Empire Steel Company....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.


Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.


Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

Date: 1965-03-09 

Description: Aerial view and illustration of projected projects including interstates and interchanges in downtown Milwaukee for the 1970's.

Date: 1970-09-04 

Description: This two pinion combining gear, a component of a main propulsion system was purchased by Fairbanks Morse and used by Falcon Carriers Incorporated. Original...


Description: Two trains at a city yard in Milwaukee (probably the Hiawatha). There is a dense cloud of steam surrounding them, and three men standing on the left side.

Date: 1935 

Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of intersection of the Janesville Plank Road and North Cape Road at Hales Corners, also showing Schubrino's Saloon. The Janesville road, som...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles A. Gutenkunst, Milwaukee company president.


Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

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