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Courthouse Square

Date: 1916-09-24 ca.

Description: Courthouse (now Cathedral) Square, looking northeast from N. Jefferson and E. Wells Street. People can be seen sitting on benches in the park with the cour...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).

Photograph

Two People Diving

Date:  date unknown

Description: People diving from a pier into the water. On the right, a third diver is standing on the wooden pier.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

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Test of a Prototype

Date: 1961-11-08 

Description: A prototype being tested in the research test lab of the Falk Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Temperature lube test, 8RT3 Prototype. Set up of l...

Date:  ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north of downtown, with the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee streetcar and its passengers. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Originals...

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

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Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date:  

Description: Snow covers a streetcar and pedestrians walk through a snow-covered street.

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

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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: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Photograph

Omnibus

Date:  

Description: A group of two women and four men and one boy sitting in an omnibus parked on a residential street. The front of the vehicle appears to read "Idaho Automo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

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