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Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.


Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Exterior view of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1903 

Description: Elevated view of tanning company owned by Guido Pfister & Fred Vogel in Milwaukee in the 1840s.


Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...

Date: 1887-10 

Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...


Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...


Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...


Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...


Circus Parade


Description: Circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. Crowds on the sidewalk and in horse-drawn vehicles watch horse-drawn cages and other vehicles w...

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...


Schley Home

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Schley home on the corner of North Astor Street and East Juneau Avenue. It was built ca. 1850.

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...


Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

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