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Date: 1983-06-19 

Description: Tina Polley looked through a pair of large clown eyeglasses as she ate an ice cream cone at an Ice Cream and Pie Social at St. Francis Episcopal Church.

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: Looking south down street, with storefronts on either side. The street and bridge are undergoing reconstruction. Military vehicles are in the background.

Date: 1902 

Description: Young couple in a park or rural scene near a river. The man, “Mr. Fish” has lifted the young lady, Ida Langenberger, up onto his left shoulder. He is holdi...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: A young girl stands in the foreground holding a puppy in her arms. Behind her bordering the yard are trees and buildings.

Date: 1970 

Description: Workers in a carpet factory apply latex backing to hold yarn in place. The workers are standing on a slightly raised platorm, and the carpet is being fed v...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1956-07-18 

Description: Alice Keller and Mr. F. G. H. Maloney converse while seated on an outdoor bench at Maple Bluff Country Club. Another golfer practices putting in the backgr...


Egg Separation

Date: 1936-01-27 

Description: Women divide eggs into whites and yolks at Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Association.


Nellie Arms

Date: 1958 

Description: Nellie Arms relaxes with a cold Schlitz beer at Lewis Arms' home on Williamson Street.


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.


McCain Supporter

Date: 2008-10-10 

Description: A woman reads "Sarah Palin - A New Kind of Leader" at the entrance of McCain rally.

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visitng Nurse, Mrs. Helen Horehled, is assisting Mrs. Charles W. Swan. Mrs. Swan, age 82, is recuperating from a broken hip and is living with her son and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing with his right hand on a prop wooden fence and wearing a suit,...


"Roundy" Coughlin

Date: 1948-09-08 

Description: Joseph L. "Roundy" Coughlin shown wearing a large Spanish hat as the auctioneer at the West Side Business Men's Association auction to benefit the building...


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...


Pastor up at Bat

Date: 1986-06 

Description: Pastor John Berg bats at a church picnic.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers process sisal fiber to produce binder twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "The raw material for twine ent...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow and barbed wire fence of a group of soldiers constructing a log blockhouse.

Date: 1942-11-10 

Description: Without nails, wire or rope, indigenous men build a large structure for an American hospital unit headed by Major Stanley Hollenbeck of Milwaukee, Wisconsi...

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