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Boy with Radio Kit

Date: 10 02 1954
Description: Boy with radio kit, experimenting with a two tube radio receiver.

Triplets with Birthday Cake

Date: 12 26 1954
Description: Triplets blowing out the candles of their birthday cake.

Registering to Vote

Date: 09 02 1954
Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Silver Dollars

Date: 07 22 1954
Description: A table full of silver dollars where bank workers are preparing them to be sent to American Can Co., a Milwaukee-based company which plans on paying its em...

Polo Game

Date: 07 24 1957
Description: Elevated view of a polo game in action.

John DeMerit, Milwaukee Braves

Date: 09 30 1957
Description: Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit works out at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1957. A rookie in 1957, DeMerit made one appearance in that year's Worl...

Vel Phillips Riding a Bicycle

Description: A group of bicycle riders on the street, with a smiling Vel Phillips in the lead. She is wearing a sweater, scarf, gloves, slacks and lace up shoes. Other ...

Vel Phillips at Bat

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Fishing Contest

Date: 1940
Description: View of large crowd of boys and girls fishing along the shoreline with bamboo poles at a lake. Very likely a sponsored "fishing contest." There are a few p...

Boy Outdoors Holding Rifle

Date: 1965
Description: Outdoor informal quarter-length portrait of a boy about 10 or 11-years-old holding a rifle.

Boy on Wooded Path

Date: 1963
Description: Young boy, photographed from behind, running along a wooded path.

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 05 31 1962
Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on ...

Wisconsin Delegates at the Democratic National Convention

Date: 08 16 1956
Description: View down row of chairs at the Democratic National Convention showing Mrs. Ethel McMurray of Stevens Point, and Richard McKnight of South Wayne, Wisconsin,...

Women Walking Poodles

Date: 1965
Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.

Walter J. Keller

Date: 1957
Description: Walter J. Keller, vice-president of the Marine National Exchange Bank, at a desk at the bank.

Falling Skater

Date: 01 04 1967
Description: Douglas Reeder, 6, of Fox Point takes a tumble while skating at a Fox Point ice rink.

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956
Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Waiting at the Courthouse

Date: 1955
Description: Unidentified people waiting or conferring, possibly lawyer and clients at a courthouse.

Gary Kolb Scores

Description: Elevated view of home plate umpire, Chris Pelekoudas, watching as Milwaukee Braves outfielder Gary Kolb slides into home ahead of the tag from Pirates catc...

Hanry Aaron Tips His Cap

Date: 10 04 1964
Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

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