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Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...
Description: View inside the Allis-Chalmers plant of #27 double discharge Gates Gyratory Breaker during erection. It was built for the Utah Copper Company. There is a m...
Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.
Description: Roads and telephone lines intersect at the corner of the block, 4021 North 62nd (Rear).
Date: date unknown
Description: A hairstylist applies haircolor to a woman's hair.
Date: 1901 before
Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...
Description: Several male employees gather in the factory. Gears and other machinery is visible. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negat...
Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.
Description: A snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour created a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee streets), althoug...
Description: An outdoor group photograph of the employees of the Golden Guernsey Dairy, posed in front of the building.
Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
Description: Norman Ebron Band, members of American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play stand-up bass, coronet, clarinet and piano in front of a white a...
Description: A loose bull on city streets with snow piled near the sidewalks. A man comes face-to-face with the bull and falls backwards as a crowd watches from the si...
Description: Mrs. Kondrad, a dancer, and her son, dancing in a studio.
Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers union at the Allis Chalmers plant in West Allis.
Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...
Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.
Description: A waitress serves a group of older Italian-American men in a diner.
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