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Photograph

Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker painting artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The exteri...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Date: 1961 

Description: Photograph taken through the broken windshield of a Wisconsin State highway patrol car. The patrolmen are at the scene of an automobile accident somewhere...

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Date: 1967-09-08 

Description: Protesters at a rally for fair housing. One man holds a sign that reads "We Demand Fair Housing Now", while others behind him use a bullhorn.

Date: 1937 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line of young men are walking across athletic field. In the left corner stands a group of onlookers, some of which have markings on the back of their jacke...

Date: 1969-01-06 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "General view of the pattern shop taken as part of Allis Chalmers-Duval." Photo series for Bill Wyse. The core box in the fore...

Date: 1922-06-21 

Description: Exhibit of WHA and the University of Wisconsin Extension Division at a radio show in an auditorium.

Photograph

Data Processing

Date: 1960-11-10 

Description: A student studies key punch operation in a data processing class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools. She is seated at a very large computer.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Photograph

Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...

Photograph

Gauer Self-Portrait

Date:  

Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer wearing a jacket and tie, in front of a black backdrop.

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."

Photograph

Pie in the Face

Date: 1968-12-10 

Description: Roland Sieg wipes pie from his face with a smile, after someone threw enough ping pong balls in a bucket to win a chance to hit him with a pie at a carniva...

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