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Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Photograph

Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.

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...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Photograph

Making Sandbakalese

Date: 1955-11-23 

Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...

Date:  

Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Display at entrance of The Wisconsin State Historical Society's "The Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The display promin...

Date:  

Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Photograph

Five Cent Beer

Date: 1963-08-20 

Description: Knights of Columbus member celebrates five cent beers at annual "gay nineties" party.

Photograph

Flange

Date: 1978-11-29 

Description: Melvin E. Rew attends to a large flange for a mill head. This unit was purchased by Humbolt Wedag and used by Kaiser.

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Photograph

Christian Glaus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Christian Glaus, Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Stairway from lobby to lower balcony of Pabst Theater.

Date:  

Description: Exterior of one of Milwaukee's largest dance halls, with a sign on the front reading: "Dreamland." There are other buildings along the street and people wa...

Date: 1957-12-26 

Description: Newborn infants lie in incubators sleeping.

Photograph

Cars on Gravel Road

Date:  

Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1958-10-08 

Description: Two male employees help transport a shipping shield. This shield was purchased by Stearns-Roger Company and used by Westinghouse. Original Falk caption rea...

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