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Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Edith, John, and Caroline Cordio posing in the garden at the front of their house a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1934 

Description: Three International school buses parked in yard outside school building. A sign on the roof says: "Fox Consolidated School".


Description: Lewis Arms poses with his sister Nedra at Brittingham Park.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...


New Dam

Date: 1929 

Description: View looking down at the dam on the Kickapoo River. Houses are on the far side of the river, and chimneys are blowing heavy smoke. In the far background is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the depot. A few men stand on the platform, and a man is pulling a luggage cart.

Date: 1922-06-20 

Description: Photographic postcard along the wooded shoreline of Lake Ripley.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.


Lublin Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: The Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...


Ice Cream Vendors

Date: 1934-05-17 

Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Illinois Memorial at Andersonville National Cemetery. A bronze sculpture depicting Columbia, Youth and a Maiden is mounte...

Date: 1910 

Description: Aerial View of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. Lake Mendota with Picnic Point is in the background.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Small groups of men in suits sit around tables in folding chairs playing cards in a sunny parking lot. A bridge stretches into the distance above the card...

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