I visited the Harley Davidson museum, Milwaukee last week. All pictures featured here were captured through Instagram with an iPhone 4S. The images captured here feature motorcycles (of course), advertising material, tanks, helmets and other Harley material inside the building.
Old world craftsmanship, engaging conversation and the best handcrafted leather goods made in the US of A … offered up the Mitchell Leather Factory in Milwaukee (America’s best kept secret)!
Mitchell Leather was started by the late Jerry Mitchell, a Romanian immigrant to Milwaukee in 1968. An engineer by trade, Jerry began by designing and making bags by hand and gradually moving to customized machinery in his Milwaukee factory on Water street. If Mitchell’s bags are good for Neiman Marcus, believe me they are good for you! I walked into the store last week on a 100 degree day in Milwaukee and was warmly welcomed by Jerry’s wife Bernie. She offered and I took her up on the idea of touring the factory that sits atop the retail space on the first floor.
All this beautiful raw material is transformed by Dave into amazing brief cases, watch straps, belts, iPad cases and other wonderful accessories.