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View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Date: 1980-12 

Description: Al Strobel works on a later component of a marine propulsion drive. Falk caption reads, "Prototype-new 1980 smallest size, used by Falk. In process photos...

Date: 1957-07-07 

Description: Eddie Mathews, third baseman for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, slides into home plate. Chicago Cubs catcher Cal Neeman applies the tag as Braves thir...


Description: Angie Vail and Alice Bedard pose in an attempt to break up a staged fight between Robert Vail and Sprague Vonier, while Harold Gauer lies on the ground und...


Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward H. Schwartzburg, Milwaukee company secretary.

Date: 1889 after

Description: Embossed photograph (platinum print) of Fred Pabst. "Pabst, Frederick (Mar. 28, 1836-Jan. 1, 1904), brewer, business executive, b. Thuringia, Germany. He m...


J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...


Industry Drive

Date: 1965-04-30 

Description: This drive was purchased by Pennsylvania Engineering and used by Republic Steel Cleveland. Falk caption reads,"BOF drive, for specifications see Engineerin...


Shaft Mount

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of S. Adelheim Bernhard, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.


Edward Scofield

Date: 1913-08-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward Scofield, Oconto lumberman.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...


YBX Product Cuts

Date: 1975-02-15 

Description: View of a YBX product cut that was used on a vertical roller mill. This product was later purchased by Allis Chalmers Corporation and used by Kaiser Longho...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

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