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Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...


James D. Mortimer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James D. Mortimer, New York company president.

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Date: 1914-08-01 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats in the harbor and individuals on the pier.

Date: 1905 

Description: A man crouches down for a close look at a 1905 model Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Date: 1946-09-23 

Description: Public Workers Strike - Milwaukee members of the United Public Workers, tiring of a series of stalls on their legitimate wage demands, take to the street a...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...


Turbine Drive

Date: 1968-03-11 

Description: This turbine drive was later purchased and used by The Whiton Machine Company. Falk caption reads, "1110YPA-1 speed reducer with lube system and cooler, ra...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker tears apart a diesel engine for inspection after run at Milwaukee Works. According to the original caption, each engine received this inspec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.

Date: 1907 

Description: Workers machining parts with turret lathes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before 19...


Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: A factory worker electrically records the horsepower of Diesel engines at Milwaukee Works. According to the original capiton, each engine was tested in thi...


Men in Motorboat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men riding in a long, narrow motorboat on a lake.


Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.


The Iron Brigade

Date: 1863-11 

Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.


Windy Street Scene


Description: A street scene with pedestrians and police officer on a windy day in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1961 

Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

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