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Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...
Description: Crowd in front of the home of Lew Burdette after the Milwaukee Braves defeated the New York Yankees to win the 1957 World Series. Pitcher Burdette won thr...
Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Located in West Milwaukee. Trains, cars, tracks, and railroad buildings. The view is taken from the top of a building.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.
Date: 1912-10 ca.
Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Elevated view of a Cub Scout, Girl Scout, and Brownie Scout bringing boxes of food to St. Vincent de Paul to be distributed to recently arrived Hungarian r...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of West Water Street from Grand Avenue of horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, buildings, storefronts and power lines.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...
Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...
Date: 1930 after
Description: Exterior of courthouse. Some timber lies in a pile to the right of the building, and cars line the street in front.
Description: Horse-drawn and motor freight vehicles at the Out-Freight House No. 7 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway.
Date: 1914-05-30 ca.
Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...
Description: A winter scene with boys playing basketball in the snow, with temperatures around 10 below zero.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view from across cobblestone street of the Milwaukee College For Young Ladies. The view of the main entrance is obstructed by a tree.
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, throwing a baseball. Two unidentified children stand in the field behind Vel....
Description: View from street of American System houses, four identical buildings in a row, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. They...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...
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