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Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...


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...


Daniel Wells Jr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of Daniel Wells Jr. The portrait is from waist-up of left profile, with some scratching and damage to the plate. Daniel Wells Jr. e...

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a middle-aged man with a flower in his lapel. The subject is John Bissett, 900 Emerson Avenue, South Milwaukee.

Date: 1967 

Description: Physicians and their guests around the punchbowl and refreshment table at the Mt. Sinai Hospital Ball, at the Sheraton-Schroeder Hotel.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.


Herbert E. Uihlein

Date: 1930 

Description: A signed and dated three-quarter length standing studio portrait of Milwaukee businessman Herbert E. Uihlein (1890-1947), son of Alfred Uihlein, president...


The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon, play in their home.

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Date: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Front and back covers of the "Informal Farewell Dinner Tendered to Mr. Wilmer Sieg upon the occasion of his departure from Milwaukee to take up his residen...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: The Beatles at a press conference in advance of their concert that evening. Pictured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Not pictured: Ringo...

Date: 1973-03-30 

Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...

Date: 1912 

Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.


Hopalong Cassidy

Date: 1949-08-26 

Description: William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy poses sitting on a rail fence before meeting fans at Schuster's Department Store (N .12th and W. Vliet Streets) in Milwauk...


Group of Four Women

Date: 1965 

Description: Group of four standing women conversing informally at a social occasion.

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".


Miss Popularity

Date: 1957 

Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...

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