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Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1969-07-23 

Description: Two Falk employees, Walt Drobkia on the right and Norb Winski on the left, attend to a planetary gear drive that is a component of a centrifuge. This produ...

Date: 1957 

Description: Richard Allen of the Whitefish Bay Recreation Club swimming in a state Amateur Athletic Union competition.


Robert T. Hazelwood

Date: 1921-07-21 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Robert T. Hazelwood, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1952-04-18 before

Description: Future Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johny Logan (left) and second baseman Jack Dittmer, photographed as members of the Milwaukee Brewers minor league team in...


Red Arrow Park

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Swimming area with children and adults enjoying the weather, with the Tower Hotel is in the background.

Date: 1852 

Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two ships at the end of the canal, several buildings, a small lumberyard, and snow. Three other ships are visible down the canal.


Description: A street cleaner sweeps the tracks in a residential neighborhood, as the streetcar and its operator and passengers wait. Original Falk caption reads, "Phot...


Teeter Totter

Date: 1971-09-12 

Description: Children fashioned their seesaw using a board, and a barricade with a sign that says, "Road Closed," that they found in an empty lot.


Description: Alice Bedard posing on table in Harold Gauer's Brady Street apartment.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Donna and Ellen Taylor posing in matching gloves, hats and coats.


Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

Date: 1971-06-05 

Description: A young Cub Scout member of Pack 86 from Trinity Presbyterian Church hands newspapers he saved to an employee of Shapiro Paper and Metal Co. The task was p...


Woman Curler

Date: 1963-01-24 

Description: Elderly woman takes a break from a curling. She is a member of the "curling Scots" who toured the United States in 1963.


Chasid Rabbi

Date: 1919 

Description: An unidentified man dressed as a chasid rabbi.


Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.


Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date: 1944 

Description: Campaign poster instructing voters how to write in Herbert J. Steffes for the office of Municipal Judge of Milwaukee County. He was appointed to serve the...

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