William Calvano, national president of UNICO, stands next to Dorothy Matranga, Milwaukee chapter secretary, and Joseph Bruno, Milwaukee chapter president, in 1950. UNICO is the Italian word for "unique."
Automobile owners did not always wait for roads to be paved before venturing out, even if it meant going uphill at Hawley and State. Some early 20th century streets were full of deep ruts cut in the dirt by car's tires.
Taken between 1920 and 1930, this photograph shows a creamery and mill owned by the Nestle Company in the Racine County community of Waterford.
From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.wpl00188.bib. Photograph courtesy of Waterford Public Library's Local History Digital Collection. Fair use for nonprofit educational purposes. Link to Image Source URL
This sketch of the Newhall House Fire dramatizes the rescue operation, illustrating the crowd gathered to watch and firefighters carrying ladders and holding safety nets for people trying to escape the flames.