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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...


"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker tests a diesel engine pump under 6000 pounds of pressure at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...


State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...


Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...


Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...

Date: 1959-05-14 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette laughs and scratches his forehead. Probably taken during spring training 1959 at Ninth Street Park in Bradenton, Flo...


Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a middle-aged man with a flower in his lapel. The subject is John Bissett, 900 Emerson Avenue, South Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Alhambra Theater at night.


Frank W. Manegold

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank W. Manegold, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Building completed around 1926-27. Interior view of a desk area which runs along the right wall, with wood paneling on the desks and columns. Two tall wri...


Description: Cover art featuring Milwaukee from promotional booklet of views of the Schlitz Brewery.

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