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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.
Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.
Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...
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...
Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.
Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...
Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.
Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.
Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...
Description: Elevated view of home plate umpire, Chris Pelekoudas, watching as Milwaukee Braves outfielder Gary Kolb slides into home ahead of the tag from Pirates catc...
Description: Night view of tower and Memorial Drive. Cars are parked in front of the tower.
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