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Date: 1957-06-25 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves infielder Dick Cole poses at County Stadium in 1957. The Braves traded Jim Pendleton to the Pirates for Cole on April 3, 1957. Cole, who...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & LockwoodÂ’s addition. There a...

Photograph

Pulaski High School

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Aerial view of High School, in the upper half of the image, with fields, trees, and roadways surrounding it. In the lower half is a residential neighborho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.

Date: 1958-10 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher, Lew Burdette, walks to the dugout after being removed from a game at Milwaukee County Stadium as fans and teammates look on.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. First o...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: An African American man is standing outdoors speaking through a megaphone in front of a crowd in support of the fifteen dollar minimum wage.

Date:  

Description: View of the Sheboygan Lake steamboat out on the water with several passengers visible on the deck.

Photograph

Sausage Display

Date: 1967-04-15 

Description: Richard Bublitz, William Mackowiak and Edward McPhetridge looking through a window at a sausage display in a delicatessen owned by Charles E. (Bud) Gillett...

Photograph

William Irvine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Irvine, Chippewa Falls lumberman.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Three members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council Commandos (Milwaukee) kneel over George Wallace presidential...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...

Photograph

Frigate Gear

Date: 1958-04-30 

Description: Close-up view of a frigate gear that was later used by the United States Navy.

Photograph

Hauling a Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys, men, and horses hauling a boat with ropes.

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch standing in a doorway peers through an ornate picture frame holding a roll of toilet paper in front of his open mouth.

Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

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