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Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A street musician named Frank Ritter playing violin on a city sidewalk (possibly in Chicago), with a dog leashed to his belt. A tin cup is attached to the...
Description: Exterior view of the Kayser Inc. Lincoln-Mercury Sales and Service building at 1501 Monroe Street.
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
Description: A studio portrait of a girl and a boy in a river scene painted on a backdrop. The girl wears a dress and hat and rests a hand on an oar and holds the boy's...
Description: A group of young migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field in a Chevy station wagon for a union rally in Portage. Three children are looking at the ca...
Description: View down sidewalk of Main Street with commercial buildings on both sides. A steep hill with trees is in the far background. On the left are doctor's offic...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Two boys holding a pail of water. There is a wagon parked near a building in the background. Original caption reads: "Bringing a pail of warm water for the...
Description: View along earthworks overlooking the Etawah River and a railroad bridge. A tree stripped of branches and bark is on the left.
Description: Men load corn stalks from a wagon into a husker-shredder in a snow-covered field. A second wagon and a tractor are on the right, and there is a barn in the...
Description: A railroad turntable at the Milwaukee Road railroad yard off West Washington Avenue.
Date: 1980-08 ca.
Description: Two men holding a banner that reads: "Re-think I-43" in protest of the newly built highway. The highway runs from Green Bay to Beloit by way of Milwaukee.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: View up ramp towards the "Auto Wash" entrance door of a brick building using the Air-lec pneumatic door opening system invented by Louis Schoelkopf.
Description: 6th Ward Milwaukee Alderman Vel Phillips is wearing a dress and standing on a podium. To the right are Bernice Lindsay and Reverend Lovell Johnson standing...
Description: Original caption reads: "Gatti-Hallicrafters Expedition being assembled outside Manhattan showrooms of International Harvester Company preparatory to depar...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man on crutches can be seen walking down the street. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the street. Business sign reads: "Lowell Commercial Co. Genera...
Description: View across lawn of girl posed standing with small baby carriage, and a man posed standing and watering the lawn. They are in front of a Victorian-style fr...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: West Madison Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad station, 644 West Washington Avenue. There are pedestrians and parked automobiles near the station.
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