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Description: View of the Sheboygan Lake steamboat out on the water with several passengers visible on the deck.


Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.


Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...


Michael S. Sheridan

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael S. Sheridan, Milwaukee judge.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...


George A. Carhart

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George A. Carhart, Milwaukee physician.


Inching Drive

Date: 1973-05-23 

Description: Two employees, Bob Weiss and Clyde Tetzloff, attend to a drive that was purchased by Babcock and Wilcox Company and used by AEP Service Corporation. Falk c...


Large Pinion Stand

Date: 1965-05 

Description: Pinion stand that was purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. Male employee in the photograph is Jim Kolbeck.

Date: 1946 

Description: "The Harmonians" performing at a picnic to raise money for striking Allis-Chalmers workers.


Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Date: 1967-05-14 

Description: Members of Marquette University's naval ROTC line up on campus for their annual review.


Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1967-05-25 

Description: BOF drive that was later purchased by Chicago Bridge and Iron Company and used by Crucible Steel of Midland, Pennsylvania.

Date: 1922 

Description: A bird's-eye map that shows the Milwaukee Parkway as contemplated by the Milwaukee County Planning Commission. The map identifies the roads and parks throu...

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