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Date:  

Description: A portrait of Gauer's friend Robert Vail wearing a suit and tie.

Date: 1972-01-05 

Description: Shaft mounted BOF drive that was a later component of a basic oxygen furnace tilting drive. This product was purchased by Ferrostaal AG of West Germany and...

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by Armour and Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.

Photograph

Polio Vaccine

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child posed with polio vaccine bottles and boxes.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Photograph

Frank Kulick

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.

Photograph

Hiawatha Engine

Date: 1939 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...

Photograph

Sweeping Porch

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Photograph

Jesse A. Smith

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.

Photograph

Stone Hop House

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a stone hop house built by Jesse Carpenter in 1894. It was sold to James Stuart "when the crash came".

Date: 1937-02-12 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George Van Ingram Brown, Milwaukee plastic surgeon.

Date: 1940-06-12 

Description: Design submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of an ice cream cone with the design of a heart and the wor...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: A snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour created a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee streets), althoug...

Photograph

Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1914-05-30 ca.

Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...

Photograph

Milwaukee Braves

Date: 1954-04-09 

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves manager Charlie Grimm in front of the dugout at County Stadium.

Photograph

William Kootz

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Kootz, Milwaukee merchant.

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