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Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Photograph

Max Landauer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Max Landauer.

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Men at their desks in the engineering department, the north end drafting room, of Pawling & Harnischfeger.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Large hospital in the background, with a large stone fountain or planter on the left. Two men are walking in the garden near a drive.

Date: 1952-04-18 before

Description: Future Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johny Logan (left) and second baseman Jack Dittmer, photographed as members of the Milwaukee Brewers minor league team in...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Photograph

Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Photograph

Frances Wettstein

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Frances Wettstein, Milwaukee teacher, writer, lecturer, and educator of the deaf.

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an overhead front view of Miller Park Stadium.

Date:  

Description: A T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar is stopped on Washington Avenue, with the two streetcar operators aboard. The advertisement on the streetcar reads, "190...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

Albert C. Downing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert C. Downing, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Date: 1968-06-20 

Description: Solid foot radicon purchased by Pearlson Engineering Company Incorporated and exported to Ireland. Falk caption reads, "215J24 SMD, AO14-40 Radicon, 207J24...

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Date: 1902-06-08 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

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