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Photograph

St. Helen's Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of St. Helen's Home and other colonial homes in a residential setting.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view over city. A church is in the middle foreground, and the Mississippi River and far shoreline is in the background. On the right side is a dir...

Date: 1930-04 

Description: Three Western Union messenger boys with two bicycles and one woman stand on the sidewalk in front of the branch office at 650 State Street. There is snow o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Willow Grass Rug Company.

Photograph

Women on Strike

Date:  

Description: Five striking female workers in headscarves pose together. Men are visible behind them, one of whom carries an American flag.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down a retail street. Cars are parked at an angle along the curbs in front of the shops.

Photograph

AVISO Truck

Date: 1948 

Description: Three-quarter rear view from right of an American Voluntary Information Services Overseas (AVISO) truck parked outdoors.

Date:  

Description: Truck stop sign that reads: "Dreamland" which is north of Milwaukee. Across the street is the Wauwatosa Savings and the Tri City National Bank. An airplane...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter view of exterior of Lappley Bros. Lumberyard and Feed Mill.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Webb house with family standing on back porch with trees. House built by John Webb, an early immigrant and Cornish miner.

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1954-08-29 

Description: Exterior of the Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue, from West Johnson Street corner.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.

Date: 1856 before

Description: This map shows the city as planned by the General Colonization Society, including streets,land parcels, two subdivisions of out-lots with graveyard, school...

Print

Coal Hopper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved print of a coal hopper in an urban setting.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

Photograph

Canty House

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Thomas Canty house.

Photograph

Polperro House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

Date: 1939 

Description: Pete Dyson sits in a boat marked "Lottie." The boat had an International PD-40 power unit.

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