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Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...


Buy Bonds!


Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

Date: 1934-04-04 

Description: Street map of the city of Milwaukee and surrounding communities at a scale of 1 inch to 1200 feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...


Morris Miller

Date: 1914-09-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Morris Miller, Milwaukee merchant.


Father Groppi

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.


Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1921-08-13 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Wheeler P. Bloodgood, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1948-01-28 

Description: Basketball game between the electrical shop and machine shop employees of the Heil Company in Milwaukee.


Description: Kunzelmann-Esser furniture store at South 9th and West Mitchell Streets.


Sherman M. Booth


Description: Sherman M. Booth, anti-slavery editor, shown seated reading newspaper.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Invoice of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company of Milwaukee with an engraved illustration of the company warehouse.


Frederick Layton


Description: Waist-up oval-framed tintype portrait of a young Frederick Layton, about 30 years old, in a blue velvet oval compact.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Wooden crates and wheels in a large room at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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