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Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.


Description: Interior of the community drugstore. Visible products include "Klenzo Facial Tissue," "Briten Toothepaste" and "Kleenex Tissue."

Date: 1946 

Description: Man grooms a baseball diamond at a community park using an International I-4 tractor. Original caption reads: "International tractor, I-4, used with homema...


Waukesha Scoot

Date: 1894 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #212, also known as the Waukesha Scoot, at Milwaukee's Union Depot.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: A vocal fan in the bleachers wears a sign reading "I like Eddie Mathews. She sits in front of a large sign reading "We love the Braves. Don't leave." The s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A police officer sits on a stool in a woodshop.

Date: 1969-08-22 

Description: Planetary gear drive that was used as a later component in a centrifuge. This product was purchased by Combustion Engineering Incorporated and used by Blac...


North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

Date: 1906 before

Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A woman wearing a red cross uniform at a Civilian Defense Rally. Her hat has the red cross logo and she is wearing a red cross lapel pin. The village hall...

Date: 1914-12-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Richard Van Hise, University of Wisconsin-Madison president.


Description: The original shop in the Davidson family backyard where the first Harley-Davidson motorcycles were assembled. There is snow on the ground.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.


Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...

Date: 1947 

Description: Center of a panorama view of a full parking lot with the grandstand in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

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