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Date:  date unknown

Description: The operator of a nuclear plant sits in the control room.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of a dredge smoking a cigarette. A life ring has the name "Diamond Alkali" written on it.

Date: 1910 before

Description: A large crowd is gathered along a sidewalk, spilling onto the road, in front of the station.

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: The first aid department at a Pawling & Harnischfeger plant. A woman sitting at the desk working on the "daily report first aid room." On the left is a sin...

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.


Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves third baseman Eddie Mathews swings away in a game at County Stadium against the Chicago Cubs, June 8, 1959. Mathews hit a solo home run t...


Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...


Ludington Patton

Date: 1921-06-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ludington Patton, Milwaukee manufacturer.


Women and Children

Date: 1897 after

Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...


Mackey Wells

Date: 1937-02-22 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Mackey Wells, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1949-11-23 

Description: View across river of a large crowd of people on a sledding hill and gathered around a shelter building. Houses are in the background atop the hill.

Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The shel...


Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...


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...


Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

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