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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.

Date: 1967-09-22 

Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.


Mail Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man sorting envelopes in a mail room near tall stacks of mail.

Date: 1966-11-10 

Description: First grade students look at likenesses of themselves seated at their desks. They created these by drawing their faces on paper plates, attaching them to...

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: 1958-10-01 

Description: View from the upper deck of Milwaukee County Stadium, with the parking lot visible in the distance, during game one of the 1958 World Series between the Mi...

Date: 1937-11-14 

Description: A group of "service managers" inspect engines at Milwaukee Works (factory). Photograph taken by McQuinn.


Walter Stern

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Walter Stern, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Young ladies with large straw hats standing on the sidewalk. One holds a basket while another crouches down holding a purse. A child is standing with the...


Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...


Description: Streetcar and two operators. The side of the car reads, "Wells Street" and West Side Street Railway Co." Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from...


Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.


Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...


Swollen Stream


Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in early Greendale.


Description: Quarter-length portrait of William H. Upham, Wisconsin's 18th governor. He is wearing a suit, necktie and tie pin.

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...


Inching Drive

Date: 1977-06-06 

Description: Tim Wollenziehr, a Falk employee drives a fork-lift carrying an inching drive, a later component of a coal pulverizer. This unit was purchased by Babcock a...

Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Date: 1984-07-17 

Description: Two young boys in action playing soccer.

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