Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank H. Lindsay, Milwaukee company chairman.
Description: View of buildings from the dome of the Exposition building, including a church and the Best Brewing Company in the distance.
Description: Street corner with commercial builings, including Leo Abraham Cigars and Merit, Gargoyle Restaurant, The Peoples Dentists, The Hermit Buffet, and surroundi...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of library building, with a portion of the dome visible on the roof, from across the street behind a median strip planted with bushes.
Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).
Description: Three men harvesting wheat. One is driving a tractor while the other two are on top of the hay.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Employees working on stationary engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.
Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...
Description: Milt Polland wearing eyeglasses and a bow tie sits at a cluttered desk with framed photographs visible on the wall in the background. Gauer worked for Poll...
Description: A portrait of Gauer's friend Robert Vail wearing a suit and tie.
Description: Shaft mounted BOF drive that was a later component of a basic oxygen furnace tilting drive. This product was purchased by Ferrostaal AG of West Germany and...
Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by Armour and Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...
Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Child posed with polio vaccine bottles and boxes.
Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706