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Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...
Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Children play with pinata at night.
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
Date: 1965 before
Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 1340, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.
Description: Aunt Helen and Syl standing on an overlook at River Park. Behind them is a bridge spanning a wide river.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...
Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Fels family. George and Ida Fels are seated in chairs next to the side of a house, while their two daughters Flora and Hatti...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Men work to level the ground for foundations to be poured for homes. Exposed brick walls of partially constructed homes are on the left and right, and a di...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...
Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...
Description: A neighborhood street sign at the intersection of Northwood and Azalea Court. Azalea Court is identified as "No thru street." A house with a well-kept yard...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Allis.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
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