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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.
Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Canal with several ships, mostly small steam-engine cargo ships.
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: Streetcar and two operators. The side of the car reads, "Wells Street" and West Side Street Railway Co." Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.
Date: 1935 before
Description: The Court of Honor, Wisconsin Avenue. The statue, "The Victorious Charge," is in the center, with a church behind. On the left are more buildings going int...
Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: A dirt drive in the park, in between some hills, with a bridge leading to a building on the right. Next to the path are a stack of pipes, and remnants of...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Description: Two men loading cases of Miller beer onto an International C-50 "stake body" truck. The truck was owned by Miller Brewing Company.
Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...
Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...
Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...
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