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Description: A scientist leans over a microscope in the sewage treatment plant laboratory. Glass beakers and other tools and equipment are sitting on the counter.

Date: 1930-02 

Description: The Sidell Sisters pose on either side of August Sidell (Uncle Sid). From left to right are Pierre Sidell, August Sidell and Violet (Billie) Sidell.

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.


Tire Curing Press

Date: 1968-03-11 

Description: Tire curing press that was later purchased by McNeil Akron Corporation. Falk caption reads, "14-90T, 10 P Spur, 7 inch face. Crank gears have two unique fe...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The J. Robert Taylor family. J. Robert Taylor, his wife Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and their three children, Donna, Frederick, and Ellen. They are dressed in c...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: A vocal fan in the bleachers wears a sign reading "I like Eddie Mathews. She sits in front of a large sign reading "We love the Braves. Don't leave." The s...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works.


Description: Several male employees appear to prparing molds for gears. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which could be lost f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of a dredge smoking a cigarette. A life ring has the name "Diamond Alkali" written on it.


Indian Protest

Date: 1971-04-26 

Description: Led by James White, president of DRUMS, members of the organization and sympathizers staged a protest Monday at the First Wisconsin National Bank, 743 N. W...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...


Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

Date: 1921-06-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Warren Taylor, Milwaukee railway manager.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the machinist and tool making shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.


Description: An audience watches bowlers at Milwaukee Auditorium. There is a Statue of Liberty replica in the seating area.


Banner Event

Date: 1988-09-06 

Description: A woman overlooks the Labor-at-the-Lakefront festival next to a banner that reads "Buy Union," "Buy Made in USA," and "Keep the Heart of America Beating."

Date: 1972-01-05 

Description: Shaft mounted BOF drive that was a later component of a basic oxygen furnace tilting drive. This product was purchased by Ferrostaal AG of West Germany and...

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