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Date: 1924-09-14 

Description: Sidewalk group watching the military parade at the reunion of the “Red Arrow” 32nd Division, U.S. Army.

Date: 1973-03-30 

Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...


Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Melodie Albritton holds up an origami crane she folded at St. Nicholas School.


Studious Student

Date: 1957 

Description: High school student, Judith Castine, leaning on a desk, studying at West Milwaukee High School.

Date:  ca.

Description: A woman factory worker sorts parts at Globe Union Manufacturing Company, maker of batteries, radio apparatus, and spark plugs.


Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...


Two Women in a Park

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. Smith with an unidentified women standing in a park near a bench. Mary is holding several flowers in her hand.

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: The Beatles at a press conference in advance of their concert that evening. Pictured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Not pictured: Ringo...


Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: Interior pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner given by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 2003-07 

Description: Kandy Lindgren's photo of her son Chase wins first place in the black and white category of "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's" photo contest.

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