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Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A.C. Umbreit, Milwaukee lawyer.
Description: View of dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. An automobile is parked in the foreground, at the end of the road. Text at foot of pho...
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Description: Crowds wander among the amusement rides at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the ride known as the "Rocket Bomber".
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of (Floor No. 6) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Description: Elevated view of a tractor assembly line at Milwaukee Works, including factory workers and machines.
Description: Pencil on tracing paper. Rough sketch of Milwaukee. Left top corner reads: "From Map of northern part of Illinois and the surveyed part of Wisconsin Territ...
Description: Two seated men weld a sugar mill drive that was later purchased by E.L. Dennis Engineering Company of New Orleans, Louisiana and used by A. Wilbert's Sons...
Description: A young woman on the right is walking in front of a large crowd of protesters. She is wearing a reflective vest and is speaking through a megaphone. The cr...
Description: Original caption reads: "Milwaukee Works [factory] - Branch service managers watching tests of Diesel injection pump nozzles. Taken by McQuinn".
Date: 1920-04-28 ca.
Description: View from across the street of the Palace Theater, 535 West Wisconsin Avenue. A streetcar approaches from the left.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Date: 1954-07-29 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaking into the microphone on the WLS stage at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the time the Chicago station was best known f...
Description: Single helical mills gear that was later purchased by Nordberg and used by Universal Atlas Cement Company of Milwaukee. Original Falk caption reads, "23/29...
Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...
Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...
Date: ????-08-31 date unknown
Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
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