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Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

Photograph

Theodore J. Giese

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Theodore J. Giese, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1962 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with "State Fair" in faceted yellow letters against a red band. An illustration of a female figure in a dress with...

Photograph

Fair Concessions

Date: 1985-07-10 

Description: People, including a very eager little girl, stand around a concession stand to buy popcorn, peanuts, cotton candy, snow-cones, and other snacks at the 50th...

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 

Description: Front entrance to Notre Dame Hall; taken at an angle. The name of the hall is above the arched doorway.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Suffragists holding small flags handing out literature on a downtown street corner.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Photograph

Edward A. Farmer

Date: 1921-06-02 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward A. Farmer, Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

H. Harnischfeger

Date: 1936-11-30 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H. Harnischfeger, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

Ejector Box

Date: 1977-01-26 

Description: A Falk employee, George Cira, inspects the components of a later ejection box. This unit was purchased by Central Foundry, a division of the General Motors...

Date: 1961-11-14 

Description: Students work in a studio on their individual projects for a photography class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

Photograph

Lakefront

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Skyline view of lakefront.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of intersection of the Janesville Plank Road and North Cape Road at Hales Corners, also showing Schubrino's Saloon. The Janesville road, som...

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Photograph

Esther Getts

Date: 1945 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Esther (Sauer) Getts (1926- ) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Historical Museum has a set of pajamas a...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Photograph

Fishing on a Pier

Date:  

Description: Pier lined with people fishing on a lake (probably Lake Michigan). Men are returning toward shore and others are sitting, lined along the length of the pie...

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