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Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Date: 1984-07-17 

Description: Two young boys in action playing soccer.


Kalvelage House

Date: 1977 

Description: Interior of 2432 West Kilbourn Avenue. Carved wood newel post of a head with floral and curving motifs. Carpeted stairs are on the left, with large ropes a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 1241 N. Franklin Place (originally 645 Franklin Place); also known as "The Lion House...


Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Informal double portrait of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Jones, 81 and 80, respectively at the time of their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were both bo...


Men in Factory


Description: Two men stand near several large gear castings and numerous machines. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which coul...


Lake Park

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: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy prepares to play a tape recording at a dinner honoring him. McCarthy said the tape caught Harry Bridges speaking about plotting...


Plankinton House

Date: 1905 after

Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...


Emanuel L. Philipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emanuel L. Philipp, Milwaukee builder.



Date: 1974-08-19 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by Armstrong Rubber Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Design horsepower-3143; service horsepower-1500; service factor...


Roosevelt Parade

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A group of men are sitting in a car among a crowd of people. Standing on the right are two photographers. Theodore Roosevelt is in the backseat of the car,...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Allis-Chalmers factory gate during strike. Railroad tracks are in the foreground and a large group of police officers stand inside of and coming out of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boats next to a pier. The one on the end of the pier is the Intrepid, the one in the foreground, in which three people are sitting, is the El...


Kolmar Laboratories

Date: 1944-07-31 ca.

Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...


Night Football


Description: Night time high school football game in progress.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a boy are standing next to a pair of yoked oxen pulling a cart. The boy near the animals has a lash in his hand, and the man behind him is loadin...

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley, in the lobby of the Schroeder Hotel in Milwaukee, with a group from the Boys Club holding campaign signs. They presented him with...

Date: 1961-03-21 

Description: Students work on linotype machines in a typesetting class at Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

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