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Photograph

Mrs. Lydia Ely

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Lydia Ely, a well-known artist, humanitarian and promoter of the arts in the late 19th century.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: The Local 1131 UE Winders bowling team at the Milwaukee County Bowling Tournament. From left to right are Chester Chojnacki, Louis Mersho, team captain Car...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Photograph

Grace Putnam

Date: 1931-12-26 

Description: Grace Putnam, executive secretary of the Madison Woman's Club, in the Woman's Building, 240 W. Gilman street.

Photograph

August C. Backus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of August C. Backus, Milwaukee judge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Philip Fox La Follette speaking into a WTMJ microphone. There are audio speakers behind him. He is wearing a suit and necktie.

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway. A statue is directly in front of the entrance.

Date: 1968-07-16 

Description: Two speed increasers that were purchased and used by The Boeing Corporation/Vertol Division. Falk caption reads, "Test stand drives for helicopter componen...

Photograph

Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Photograph

Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date:  

Description: The exterior of a brick building, most likely a recently built school. Workers are near the building planting and working the soil around the base of the b...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker reams diesel crankcases in a testing line at Milwaukee Works.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date: 1907-06-10 before

Description: Front cover, portrait, and menu page of a banquet given by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Milwaukee in honor of Honorable William Howard Ta...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Pawling & Harnischfeger 7.5 ton type "N" bridge with a 15-ton type "A" trolley being assembled on the P&H assembly floor. The crane is sta...

Date: 1974 

Description: Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota was a featured speaker at an agricultural conference in Milwaukee. Here he leans across the head table to speak with s...

Date: 1968 

Description: From left: Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman), son-in-law Fred, daughter Anneke, and husband Aron Bader in a dining room.

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