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Description: A street cleaner sweeps the tracks in a residential neighborhood, as the streetcar and its operator and passengers wait. Original Falk caption reads, "Phot...
Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...
Date: date unknown
Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.
Description: Front end of a streetcar on a Milwaukee street. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Romanesque Chicago & Northwestern Railway station.
Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...
Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...
Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....
Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...
Description: A view of a T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar and its operators. Several passengers are visible inside the streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos b...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.
Date: 1914-02-27 ca.
Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...
Description: International Harvester 10-20 tractors loaded onto rail cars for shipment from the company's Milwaukee Works factory to various sales branches.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger gasoline powered concrete breaker on a residential street with an operator in the cab and men working on the ground. Houses and yar...
Description: Group of children boarding school bus.
Description: High school fans in the bleachers cheer on their team during a night game.
Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...
Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...
Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...
Description: The farm implement exhibit area, in which displays of the International Harvester Company and the J.I. Case Plow Works can be seen.
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