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Date: 1942-09-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Polaris Custom Designed Angora Comforter." Features a five pointed silver colored st...


Inching Drive

Date: 1977-06-06 

Description: Tim Wollenziehr, a Falk employee drives a fork-lift carrying an inching drive, a later component of a coal pulverizer. This unit was purchased by Babcock a...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and villages, po...

Date: 1930-02 

Description: The Sidell Sisters pose on either side of August Sidell (Uncle Sid). From left to right are Pierre Sidell, August Sidell and Violet (Billie) Sidell.


Grand Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...


Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker's bunks on a railroad car ferry. The spare room has a calendar, light, radiator, table, locking closet and two bunks. Workers' clothes hand on the w...


16th Street Viaduct

Date: 1910-08-27 ca.

Description: Looking south on the 16th Street viaduct over Menominee Valley from about Clybourn Street. Surrounding industrial area and neighborhoods are visible in add...


Commercial Variator

Date: 1958-06-06 

Description: A male employee oversees the testing of a Lewellen Commercial Variator in the test lab at Falk.


Solid Foot Radicons

Date: 1966-06-24 

Description: Solid foot radicons. Original Falk caption reads, "43145 is stock of solid-foot radicons in plant 2." The male employee in the photograph is Jim Jones.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers Minor League baseball team. Located between W. Chambers and W. Burleigh Streets at N. 7th Street. A player is on the right in...


Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Watson Perry, Milwaukee company secretary.


Jesse A. Smith

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: Two workers loading large steel castings into the back of an International C-15 truck outside a Wehr Steel Company building.


George C. Markham

Date: 1914-10-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George C. Markham, Milwaukee lawyer and company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy greets admirers at a Republican Party dinner that honored him.

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