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Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...
Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...
Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Four young women are walking down a city street across cable car tracks wearing coats and very large hats. Two of the women have fur muffs on their hands,...
Description: May Day rally with a crowd of Union members on the steps of a large stone building. Banners read "United Labor 51st May Day: 1886-1937" "German-American W...
Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.
Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...
Description: Mary E. Smith with an unidentified women standing in a park near a bench. Mary is holding several flowers in her hand.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...
Description: A man smiles from the passenger seat of an automobile that's parked in a grassy area on the curb of a gravel road.
Date: date unknown
Description: Race car driver Paul Russo of Kenosha at the Wisconsin State Fair. He raced in 13 Indianapolis 500 races.
Description: "Bungee Jumper."
Description: Children fashioned their seesaw using a board, and a barricade with a sign that says, "Road Closed," that they found in an empty lot.
Description: Philip Fox La Follette speaking into a WTMJ microphone. There are audio speakers behind him. He is wearing a suit and necktie.
Description: A group of boys and girls seated with instruments are waiting to perform music at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Date: 1914 after
Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...
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