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"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.


Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...

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.


Centrifugal Pump

Date: 1966-09-15 

Description: 240P double piloted coupling. This coupling helps compile the centrifugal pump that was purchased by Foster Wheeler Corporation and later used by Commonwea...

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...


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...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.


James J. McClymont

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James J. McClymont, Milwaukee company president.


Coupling Sleeve

Date: 1976-02-23 

Description: Bill Wagner, a Falk employee, attends to a large coupling sleeve. This unit was later used by the Auburn Plant-Baush Drill Press. Original Falk caption rea...


Hardware Sales

Date: 1962-12-19 

Description: Hilgendorf's Hardware store clerk shows a saw to a customer.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fountain surrounded by a path and trees. A lamp post is in the right foreground and buildings are visible in the background. Written in cursive is, "With l...

Date: 1931-10-17 

Description: View from below of blimp, USS "Akron" during a test flight that took it over Milwaukee.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

Date: 1945-03-19 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue and yellow label for Chesty Potato Chips featuring a drawing of a young boy we...


Meeting Santa Claus

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Apprehensive young child on Santa's lap.

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