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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

Date: 1907-06-10 before

Description: Front cover, portrait, and menu page of a banquet given by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Milwaukee in honor of Honorable William Howard Ta...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: Radio disc jockey "Beatle" Bob Barry squats in front of the table where The Beatles are seated for a press conference before a concert.

Date: 1989-05-21 

Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.

Date: 1901 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Fels family. George and Ida Fels are seated in chairs next to the side of a house, while their two daughters Flora and Hatti...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1980-03-27 

Description: Beekeeper Robert Neureuther examines a frame of honeycomb partly filled with honey. Behind him are hives wrapped up for cold weather.

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...


Lincoln Beachey


Description: Lincoln Beachey is considered by many to be the greatest aviator of his era. He is pictured here about to take off in his Curtiss pusher, wearing his signa...

Date: 1924-09-14 

Description: Sidewalk group watching the military parade at the reunion of the “Red Arrow” 32nd Division, U.S. Army.

Date: 1973-03-30 

Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...


Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...


Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

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