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4-H Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: 4-H Club band playing near the Police Station at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the Agriculture Department's Milk House.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...

Date: 1971-09-01 

Description: A young mother feeds her infant baby food outdoors.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Date: 1963-07-07 

Description: Jehovah's Witnesses assembly camper doing laundry.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...


Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from behind the counter of men lined up in the Second Office of the State Employment Agency. Three people in the foreground are providing assistance,...


Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Harvester Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.


Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...


Ring Gear Casting

Date: 1959-01-16 

Description: Two men guide cement blocks that comprise a casting for a gear that will be used in a cement kiln. The final gear was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Co...


Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance, surrounded by trees. A small red building is visible behind the hospital.



Date: 1921 

Description: A special 1921 Hudson. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1942-06 

Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of Robert Doyle smiling, dressed in a suit. This image was published with some of his articles in the Milwaukee Journa...


Description: A portrait of Gauer's friend Robert Vail wearing a suit and tie.

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

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