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Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...
Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Alfred Lawson standing behind a Palmer cord aero tyre, which is sitting next to a smaller Goodyear cord tire. The smaller Goodyear tire was used for Lawson...
Date: 1918-07-30 ca.
Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Description: An exterior view of the Wellauer building at 712 East Michigan Street. There is a large sign at the top of the building that reads: "Mini Warehouse."
Date: 1926-01-20 ca.
Description: A parked tow truck of the Schlei-Nelson Company of 3026 North Avenue.
Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...
Description: A man hands out information while holding a sign reading "Stop All Nuclear Testing" in front of the Reuss Federal Building.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.
Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.
Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...
Date: 1914 after
Description: A group of men march down the center of the road with two cars decorated with flags following close behind. Both sidewalks are full of people.
Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
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