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Photograph

Lew Burdette

Date: 1960-08-18 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette displays a baseball in the dressing room after pitching a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 196...

Date: 1910-12-25 

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor with her children (from left) Frederick Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, and Ellen Taylor Higgins posed on a sled during a snowstorm in fr...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building is on a street corner. Road in front is crowded with pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and trolleys. Nine flags are at various points on the ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Photograph

Herman Wahl Falk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Herman Wahl Falk, Milwaukee company president.

Photograph

Carl Herzfeld

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Carl Herzfeld, Milwaukee department store head.

Photograph

Window Washer

Date: 1989-05-14 

Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.

Photograph

Inland River Barge

Date: 1972-09-14 

Description: Elevated view of an inland river barge that was purchased by Electro-Motive and used by Wisconsin Barge Lines. Original Falk caption reads, "4.074:1 twin s...

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".

Date:  

Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1984-08-28 

Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three boys playing in the water near the shoreline with their pants rolled above their knees. A fourth boy sits on the grassy shore, poking one of the boys...

Date: 1987-09-14 

Description: A man polishes his 12-cylinder Lincoln Coupe as part of a classic car show at Rank & Son Buick-GMC Truck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman holding child standing in front of the home at 1554 W. Windlake Avenue. There is a small garden in the front yard.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

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