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Photograph

Beer and Sweet Corn

Date: 1968-08-24 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kress, dressed in lederhosen, enjoy beer and sweet corn at the Mid-summer Festival.

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Photograph

Fire Engine No. 1

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters are posed on and around a fire engine in front of the fire station.

Date: 1897 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date:  

Description: J. Robert Taylor, the first photographer for the Milwaukee Journal, poses in a formal portrait, standing with his pipe. He wears a cravat style tie...

Date: 1989-03-27 

Description: Father on a bicycle towing son on a scooter.

Photograph

Skateboarding

Date: 1977-10-10 

Description: View down sidewalk of a skateboarder doing a handstand on a skateboard. Pedestrians are watching from the left.

Date: 1892 

Description: Victor L. Berger and Frederick Heath in Berger's room on Reed Street near Greenfield Avenue. Victor Berger was a founding member of the Socialist Party of...

Photograph

Large Bull Gear

Date: 1968-05 

Description: Bull gear for a large shaft mounted BOF drive. Falk caption reads, "Finish cutting on Schiess hobber in Shop 4. Male employee in photograph is Erv Schneide...

Date: 1963-10-04 

Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Photograph

Schiltz Brewery

Date: 1952-07 

Description: Train cars are parked near a tall building with a fire escape.

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: View from a distance of a fire. A large cloud of smoke billows out of the burning building and fire fighters climb on a ladder. A building in the foregrou...

Date: 1965-03-09 

Description: Aerial view and illustration of projected projects including interstates and interchanges in downtown Milwaukee for the 1970's.

Photograph

Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.

Date: 1963 

Description: Walter Wolf Peltz in his grocery store.

Photograph

Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Date: 1931 

Description: Ball bearing cream separators and milkers are arranged in a display in a hallway at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. A showcase of indivi...

Date: 1967-09-08 

Description: Protesters at a rally for fair housing. One man holds a sign that reads "We Demand Fair Housing Now", while others behind him use a bullhorn.

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