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5 and 10 Cent Store

Date: 1922-02-21 ca.

Description: F.W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 10 Cent Store at the southeast corner of W. North Avenue and N. 36th Street.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: This map has three inset maps of Whitefish Bay, Cudahy, and South Milwaukee. This map depicts schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city ward...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, subdivisions, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat n...

Date: 1946-08-18 

Description: Pro price-control broadcast at WJRN. A woman and two men stand encircling a microphone holding scripts. A clock is on the wall behind them and a piano [?]...

Date: 1951 

Description: Single helical gear train that is a component of a gold mine hoist. This unit was purchased and used by Homestake Mining of Lead, South Dakota. Falk captio...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...


Pabst Beer Kettle

Date: 1984-08-15 

Description: Richard A. Schulz checks a kettle of beer brewing at the Pabst Brewery.


Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.



Date: 1971-10-06 

Description: Early childhood classroom in which two volunteer teachers are instructing children.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two men working on engine components on an assembly line at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Com...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.


Stacker Drive

Date: 1976-05 

Description: View of a FPD product cut that was a later component of a stacker drive. This particular unit was purchased by Jervis B. Webb and was exported to South Ame...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Monument located on 13th Street. Large rough stone with a metal plaque set into it. The plaque marks the spot near where Lincoln made an address in 1859.

Date: 1948-03 

Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.


George D. Van Dyke

Date: 1936-12-11 

Description: Waist-up portrait of George D. Van Dyke, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1949-01-11 

Description: Lithographers' Local #7 strike vote meeting held in a large auditorium. A man is standing speaking and every seat in the house is filled.


Pabst Park

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: The Pabst Park beer garden and Park Bar at N. 3rd Street and W. Garfield Avenue (later renamed Garfield and Rose Park).

Date: 1984-02-09 

Description: The newly remodeled kitchen in the home of Ronald and Dianne Flitsch.


Erck's Pharmacy

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

Description: Interior of Erck's Pharmacy, at 1430 Atkinson Avenue.

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