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Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east along West State Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Numerous buildings line the road, along which cable cars are travelin...

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Date: 1923 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The triangular shaped label for Blatz Malt Syrup is printed in black and red. At the...

Date: 1972-03-13 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Largest bevel gears manufactured by Falk to date. This photograph was taken in the Heat Treat Department." Male employees in...

Date: 1956-03-03 

Description: Two long-time Falk employees, Bob Quitzow and Frank Ruscitti, work in the gas cutting department. Original Falk caption reads, "View of 'Bug' cutting Depa...

Photograph

Samson Passes Away

Date: 1981-11-28 

Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...

Date: 1956-04-14 

Description: View of the manufacturing process of vacuum chucks. Used for skin milling, this particular order, according to an original Falk caption, "covers four dupli...

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is climbing th...

Photograph

E.R. Godfrey

Date: 1913-10-21 

Description: Head and shoulders profile portrait of E.R. Godfrey, Milwaukee grocer.

Date: 1941-04-10 

Description: A structure is being demolished on Kilbourn Avenue.

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

Photograph

NAACP Protest

Date: 1958-09 ca.

Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...

Print

Greetings

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...

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1946-10-28 

Description: Striking members of Local 248, United Automobile Workers, discuss strategy outside the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company plant.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack artillery shells into boxes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. Af...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child receiving a shot, most likely the polio vaccine.

Date: 1911-05-05 

Description: Construction crew clearing land for a six-story machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1964-11-04 

Description: A smiling Warren Knowles displays a newspaper with the headline "Johnson Landslide! Reynolds Re-elected". Reynolds was Knowles' political opponent.

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