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Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.
Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
Date: date unknown
Description: Waves create a turbulent lake, with water spraying in the air. Part of the city skyline with three smokestacks appears in the far distance.
Description: Male employees of Falk pose for a group portrait outside of the factory. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which c...
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: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of William Lindsay, Milwaukee merchant.
Description: Two men inspect gears (for noise?) in a factory room at Milwaukee Works.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Augustus Hugo Vogel, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue.
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: Portrait of Vel Phillips in her judges's black robe with an American flag behind her. She was the 13th District Children's Court judge, the first woman and...
Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...
Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River as the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus" is guided by tugboats at about St. Paul Avenue.
Description: Ball bearing cream separators and milkers are arranged in a display in a hallway at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. A showcase of indivi...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".
Description: Men look out from the cab of a flatbed truck piled with toys.
Description: Exterior of the school with a man standing on the sidewalk in front of the three-story building spraying the lawn with a hose. A group of people are in fr...
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Shows older 'Swiss cheese' measuring ball and Don Carter glove. Taken with permission of AMF at Personalized Bowling Company...
Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Auditorium during an event.
Description: Special speed increaser that was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption reads, "Low level dam site/gene...
Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...
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