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Photograph

Louis Esser

Date: 1921-05-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Louis Esser, Milwaukee jeweler.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating a gear cutting machine at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The gears were used for Lily cream separators. The factory wa...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker in safety goggles tests the hardness of TracTracTor (crawler tractor) roller shells on a Gogan machine at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken...

Photograph

Picnic Group

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd of men, women, and children gathered in front of a building with picnic baskets.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A planning sketch of the sewage disposal plant.

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1913-10-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...

Date: 1967-01 

Description: Astronaut James A. Lovell and his wife during a visit to Wisconsin. One measure of Lovell's celebrity status is the fact that it is Wisconsin's governor,...

Date: 1963-05-14 

Description: Lunar trajectory paths and computations on a blackboard are discussed by employees of Milwaukee's Astronautics, Inc.

Date: 1966-10-15 

Description: Instructor George Finco (right) teaches skill and safety to students Michael Edler (left) and Jeff Zinuticz in the Custer High School foundry.

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: Children canoeing in the pond with swans, while other children watch. Crowd of adults and children are in the background.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry Reuss with his sleeves rolled up in a factory talking to a foreman while an African-American worker looks on. This was...

Date: 1912-10-14 

Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...

Postcard

Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.

Date: 1974-03-13 

Description: View of a gear test at Falk that is done to "show parallel alignment of hubs with unequal diameters."- according to original Falk caption.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A child sitting on a small chair in front of a dresser holding a stuffed toy. A doll is sitting on a bench nearby.

Photograph

Engine #6414

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...

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