Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young European American man posed standing with his left arm resting on the back of a chair...


"Ceiling Zero"

Date: 1936 

Description: Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien (in the pilot's uniform) starred with Jimmy Cagney as two commercial airline pilots in "Ceiling Zero." This 1936 Warner Brothers...


Description: A fraternity party photographed for Smiles Magazine. Harold Gauer and Alice Bedard sit on a couch while Robert bloch pours a drink for Angie Vail.

Date: 1906 

Description: Schlitz advertisement copied from the "Milwaukee Press Club Annual." The image features an African man holding a Schlitz advertising sign. Underneath the i...

Date: 1918 

Description: Full page display ad for the husband and wife filmmaking team of John Emerson and Anita Loos in the 1918 edition of Wid's Yearbook, a motion picture trade...

Date: 1946-05-18 

Description: Milwaukee Road Service Club Orchestra performing on stage at American Legion Memorial Hall, 110 East Wilson. Decorations include large bell, Milwaukee Road...

Date: 1934 

Description: Man loading Canadian Pacific Express delivery truck at a depot loading dock. In the background are industrial buildings.


Stand Pipe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand at the base of a tall standpipe, also known as a water tower.


Description: Captain Isaac H. Moulton of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with his mother, wife Hannah, and one of his daughters. Moulton was captain of the "City of St. Paul," th...

Date: 1942 

Description: Informal portrait of Charles J. Van Schaick sitting by the window in his gallery, taken by his son Roy Van Schaick.

Date: 1937-12-15 

Description: Men operate machinery powered by an International PD-80 power unit inside the Peacock cotton gin.

Date: 1934-05-12 

Description: Norwegian folk dancers in costume, Ray Strand and his partner Miss Reison, perform for the Sons of Norway's Syttende Mai celebration. They have been coache...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of two men examining a fruit, possibly an apple. One man in a hat, vest with watch fob, and trousers, sits on the arm of a chair and hold...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a farmer in a field operating a McCormick standard diesel WD-6 tractor with plow. Farm buildings are in the background.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man in the foreground walks past a wire fence with plywood at the construction site. A sign in the background reads, "Marchi for Mayor," and the portion...


Ely House Yardwork


Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson pruning a tree in his Ely house yard.

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. Fire fighters and po...

Date: 1976 

Description: Color photo of a truck with a trailer containing blocks of stone parked in front of Moon Freight Lines, Inc. The truck is a red International Harvester COF...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Candi Tanka (Big Tobacco) with headdress and breastplate, holding pipe. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: An African American worker driving a partially assembled International 8-16 tractor on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another...

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