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Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wadhams Oil Company, with an illustration of various red and yellow oil containers against a black circle. The motto, "Emphatically Indep...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.

Photograph

Harry Pierce Myrick

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Pierce Myrick, Milwaukee newspaperman.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Front view with flag pole and road lined with cars.

Date: 1919-04-21 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and back cover of program ("Conferring the Service Stripes") for a dinner at the Medford Hotel, with a deep rose hand-colored border wit...

Date: 1921-07-31 

Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

Photograph

Milwaukee Academy

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Van Buren and Oneida Streets. An ornate iron and glass lamp post is in the center of the image between two trees.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Photograph

George P. Mayer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George P. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Date: 1946-04-23 

Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at a Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a b...

Photograph

Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of tractors lined up outside an International Harvester factory, most likely the Milwaukee Works. Residential and industrial buildings are in...

Photograph

Split Ring Gear

Date: 1966-09-15 

Description: Falk caption reads, "Photos of ring gear to be displayed at the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE) show in Cleveland, Ohio, September 26th thro...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.

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