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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Armory, with the police station on the right, and private residence on the left.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.
Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Very Quarles, Milwaukee attorney.
Description: Shovel base in the Falk foundry. This particular unit was purchased and used by Bucyrus Erie. Original Falk caption reads, "First job on VBM. Large weldmen...
Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.
Date: 1935 after
Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: Old cars line up to race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Description: First grade students look at likenesses of themselves seated at their desks. They created these by drawing their faces on paper plates, attaching them to...
Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...
Description: The Local 1131 UE Winders bowling team at the Milwaukee County Bowling Tournament. From left to right are Chester Chojnacki, Louis Mersho, team captain Car...
Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.
Description: Branch service managers watch a test at a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Caption on photograph reads, "Branch service man...
Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.
Description: A portrait of J. Robert Taylor wearing a hat.
Description: Tramway that was used by O.D. Hopkins Association Incorporated of Contoocook, New Hampshire. Falk caption reads, "Tramway (Skylark- customers, Sky Glider)...
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