Marriage Ceremony

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: An interior image of St. Catherine Catholic Church during the marriage ceremony of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...


Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...


Bridge Over Road

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Road curving under bridge, bordered by trees and shrubs.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...

Date: 1957-08-28 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Frank Torre enjoys a cigar in the Braves lockerroom. A left-handed defensive specialist, Torre filled in for the injured Jo...


Edmund Fitzgerald

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edmund Fitzgerald, Milwaukee insurance company vice-president.


Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...


Nurse Ada Straub


Description: Studio portrait of nurse Ada Straub in her uniform. Ada Straub was a cousin of Mrs. Anton Nelson (the mother of Gaylord Nelson), who was also a nurse.


Description: Lou Perini and John Quinn sitting in the stands at a Milwaukee Braves game, presumably at Milwaukee County Stadium.

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor cleaning a furnace. He has a broom and a small brush in hand, a pipe in his mouth, and a dirty rag placed on his head. He is reading a doc...

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, stands beside a cow at the Wisconsin State Fair.



Date:  date unknown

Description: People bowling at an alley.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.


Victor Ehr


Description: Victor Ehr, in town on a visit, sits for portrait.

Date: 1956 

Description: This map shows city, suburban, parochial and other types schools, with an explanation of symbols in the right margin. The original caption for the map read...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...


Miller Brewery

Date: 1977 

Description: Miller Brewery taken as part of a project to document the Wisconsin brewing industry.


Golf Game

Date: 1967-04-26 

Description: Women golfers on the course.

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

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