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Date: 1914-01-01 

Description: People sitting at a table in a dance hall wine room at 2:00 a.m.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chapel Building. A small footpath curves from the lower right to the entrance, and another comes from the left.

Date: 1846 

Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".

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...


Layton House

Date: 1925 

Description: A front view of the Layton House, which was originally an inn. Signs on the building indicate that at the time of the photograph it was the business of Car...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Young woman facing to the right with her head turned toward viewer, hand on hip, wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses, a flower in her hair, in long white dress...


Circus in Town


Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Suffragists holding small flags handing out literature on a downtown street corner.


Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 5 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, Lake Michigan, and railroad tracks.


William Walter Webb

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: =Quarter-length studio portrait of Reverend William Walter Webb, Milwaukee clergyman.

Date: 1946 

Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.


Description: Three Falk employees stand inside of the Falk factory. Around them are various steel beams, machines, and tools. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...


Campaign Sunglasses

Date: 1956-08-20 

Description: Mrs. Philip G. Kuehn, Whitefish Bay, wife of the state Republican party chairman, wore "I Like Ike" sunglasses while sightseeing. The glasses have elephant...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and colored map of the Milwaukee Township, showing how lands were used, included are parks, cemeteries, private grounds, and speculative land....

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