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Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy prepares to play a tape recording at a dinner honoring him. McCarthy said the tape caught Harry Bridges speaking about plotting...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Herman Kroeger

Date: 1914-09-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Herman Kroeger, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Photograph

Child at Candy Case

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: Americus Kates, 10, surveys the candy case before making his selections.

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.

Date: 1951 

Description: A group of women Holocaust survivors. (Cyla Stundel is second from right, back row).

Photograph

Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Photograph

Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Menlo Park. Exterior view of building surrounded by a fence.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.

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