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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.
Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.
Date: ????-08-31 date unknown
Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.
Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.
Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Motion picture and television "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans arrive in Milwaukee for their appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair. Although unda...
Description: Vel Phillips is wearing a colorful dress. On the right is Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Both are looking at a worker who is installing...
Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.
Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...
Description: Propeller of the S.S. Santa Cruz. Falk caption reads, "Photos taken for reference in study of propeller reversing characteristics for SUN Marine red...
Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....
Description: Children of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) performing at the union Christmas party. The are accordion players and a m...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.
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