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Date: 1965 

Description: Head and shoulders view of young couple, seated in subdued light in the Avant Garde Cafe Espresso.


The Manhattan Block

Date: 1914-10-20 ca.

Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of alley between houses in a neighborhood from railroad embankment. An elevated bridge is just visible in the far background. Text at foot of...

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...


Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.


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: 1904 after

Description: Interior of library with large open reading area and long tables and Windsor style chairs, a two-story high ceiling, and a balcony around the second level....


Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a close-up of the tachometer drive for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).


Twin Pinion

Date: 1974-08-31 

Description: Twin pinion marine red gear that was used by The Offshore Company for the Discoverer 534, a deep ocean drilling rig. Original Falk caption reads, "Propulsi...


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.

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