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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: 1921-05-05 

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: 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.


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...

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of several men are seated in the composing room of the Milwaukee Sentinel, setting type for the newspaper.


Street Gathering


Description: Five men stand on a city street surrounded by onlookers, perhaps a parade or some other public event. Two of the men in the street are carrying photography...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Postcard reproduction of an exterior view of Milwaukee City Hall.

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Two men applying systemic fungicide to an American Elm on a residential street through a gravity-feed.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Milwaukee Water Works building looking northwest.

Date: 1900 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...


W.H. Miller

Date: 1914-04-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of W.H. Miller, Milwaukee company vice-president.

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