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Photograph

Joe. J. Stehling

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joe J. Stehling, Milwaukee engineer and manufacturer.

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Portrait of a small group of men, women, and children standing waist-deep in the water.

Photograph

John H. Harris

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John H. Harris, Elkhorn company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors and Engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date:  

Description: Map showing Indian mounds in Milwaukee's Second Ward from a sketch made by Increase Lapham in 1836. Streets shown on the map include 6th Street, 5th Street...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main entrance of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves manager Fred Haney instructs his players. Andy Pafko is visible immediately to the left of Haney's cap.

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1912 before

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...

Date: 1969-04-18 

Description: Miss Jacqueline Alice Biksadski, 17, representing Milwaukee Slovaks at the annual Folk Fair, wearing a traditional Slovak dress and carrying a loaf of brea...

Date: 1948-10-27 

Description: Officers of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) celebrate their thirteenth anniversary at the Tic Toc Club. Left to right: K...

Photograph

Follow the Leader

Date:  

Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: A factory worker electrically records the horsepower of Diesel engines at Milwaukee Works. According to the original capiton, each engine was tested in thi...

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

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