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Photograph

Reinhardt Rahr

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Reinhardt Rahr, Manitowoc maltster.

Date:  

Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.

Postcard

Hotel Martin

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...

Photograph

Automobile Exhaust

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Automobile exhaust on a cold February morning in Milwaukee.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Wooden crates and wheels in a large room at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of Milwaukee Livestock Handlers, Local 567 of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Union, celebrate their 10th anniversary.

Photograph

Tugboat on Water

Date: 1972-08-30 

Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1906 before

Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Two men applying systemic fungicide to an American Elm on a residential street through a gravity-feed.

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Young people at a union-sponsored dance in Milwaukee crowd around the stage, perhaps while the band is taking a break.

Date: 1887-09 

Description: A group of Civil War veterans and their families pose in front of the Milwaukee armory building at the reunion of The Iron Brigade.

Date: 1914-02-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles E. McLenegan, Milwaukee librarian.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder parked inside a log barn. Four people (two women, two men) are sitting in the car. The back of the automobile with the P...

Photograph

Ezekiel Gillespie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ezekiel Gillespie. Gillespie was born in 1818 and died March 31, 1892. In 1866, Milwaukee's Ezekiel Gillespie successfully s...

Photograph

Fish Bait

Date: 1963-08-02 

Description: Contestant baits her hook in Washington Park at the annual Milwaukee county park commission's fishing rodeo.

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...

Date: 1955-05-11 

Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

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