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Building a Barn

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: The framework of a new barn being constructed. The roof of the barn is partially constructed and the doors of the barn are not yet in place. A man is stand...

Date: 1930-06 

Description: Josh Gillespie sits with his wife and children on the steps of a farmhouse. Gillespie was foreman at International Harvester's Montgomery demonstration far...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: A man (identified as Earl Atkinson) stands next to a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler. A milk container sits at his feet.

Date: 1932-04-16 

Description: A crowd of people waits in the basement of Baron Brothers Department Store for a drawing sponsored by Sherwin Williams Paint Company, located at 12-18 W. M...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.

Date: 1938-03-24 

Description: Interior view of the municipal water plant pump house showing the auxiliary and emergency pump units, powered by an International P-30 power unit.

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Two International trucks exit a tunnel on a dirt road leading through a canyon during the construction of the Hoover Dam. Two men stand on the top of a squ...


Office Interior

Date: 1931 

Description: An interior view of a cluttered but organized office, possibly that of the photographer. There are prints of female nudes and bathing beauties on the far w...


Submerged Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.

Date: 1938 

Description: Two adults looking at the Greendale Village Hall with clock tower across an expanse of snow.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Lincoln Borgrud, in his work clothes, standing at the pumps at Droster's Grocery and Filling Station, 1438 Sherman Avenue. A child stands near a car beneat...


WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1939 

Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes marquees for the Orpheum Theater and the Ca...

Date: 1938 

Description: Governor Phil La Follette with a display promoting Wisconsin peas.


Viennese Coffee

Date: 1935 

Description: Irene Steinkopf, wife of Associated Press foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf and a former Milwaukee journalist, tastes her first Viennese coffee with...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Commander Beer, Milwaukee, Brewed and Bottled by Capitol Brewing company of Milwauke...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A vintage German Gotha airplane brought to Hollywood by Howard Hughes for use in "Hell's Angels," together with members of the Caddo Company's film crew an...

Date: 1932 

Description: Poster for International Harvester advertising a crop price guarantee on corn, wheat, and cotton. The text on the poster reads, "Here's Big News! Internati...

Date: 1936 

Description: Sitting room in Pendarvis House. There are rocking chairs and a bench by the fire in the fireplace. There is a corner china cabinet on the right near a win...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota as well as the area surrounding the Mendota Mental Health Hospital.

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