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Date:  

Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Photograph

Hermann Stern

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Hermann Stern, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

William L. Pieplow

Date: 1921-07-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William L. Pieplow, Milwaukee company secretary.

Photograph

Kolmar Laboratories

Date: 1944-07-31 ca.

Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...

Date: 1957-07-03 

Description: Two male employees ease the top half of a metal casing over a Parallel Double Red Shaft that was purchased by E.L. Smidth and Company. Original Falk captio...

Photograph

Steelflex Hub

Date: 1974-03-28 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "This photo taken to illustrate pre-heating a large coupling hub by torch prior to making a shrink-fit mounting on a shaft." M...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionar...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date:  

Description: Exposition Building.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".

Photograph

The Wisconsin Club

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin (formerly the Germania) Club.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. Smith, right, and a friend seated on the railing of a neo-classical residential front porch. There is another porch in the background.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.
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