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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the empenage (tail assembly) for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Adler and Mauer Restaurant of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a blank area in the form of a page "tipped in" to the background, with an array...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...


Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Date: 1914 

Description: A worker prepares to stamp a heated metal rod at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).


Description: A crowd of people in the street, many of them with motorcycles, possibly getting ready to race.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a car buried in fresh snow while parked outside a building.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1935-04-11 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Button design with a drawing of a flower and the statement: "Certified W.S.S.A."


Science Project

Date: 1989-02-27 

Description: Student demonstrates his science project that tests the effectiveness of aspirin.


Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...


Description: Harold Gauer is sitting at a desk wearing a pinstriped suit. His left foot is bare and "typing" at a typewriter, while he reads a note and talks on the tel...

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