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Photograph

Speed Reducer

Date: 1971-10-08 

Description: This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Kennecott Copper. Falk caption reads, "5CB3-10 BS speed reducer, ratio 7.394:1 with rifle drilled...

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Description: Metropolitan building and the Streissguth clothing and shoe company at the northeast corner of N. 3rd and W. State Streets. Police officers stand on the st...

Photograph

Cutter Head Drive

Date: 1971-03-02 

Description: A male employee, Bill Hoppe, attends to a special cutter head drive. This product was purchased and used by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dry Dock company. Fa...

Date: 1957-04-18 

Description: This roll drive pinion was purchased by E.W. Bliss Co of Salem, Ohio, and later used by Empire Steel Company. Falk original caption reads, "Forging being p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Photograph

Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1915 

Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker at a machine in International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "High Speeding of 155-Millimeter Gun Carriage at Milwauke...

Photograph

Fire Fighters

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters are standing in the street trying to put out the blaze from a nearly collapsed building. Smoke is billowing up from the remnants o...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1952-07-24 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.

Photograph

Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Date: 1957-06-23 

Description: Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan jumps over a sliding baserunner and throws to Braves' first baseman Frank Torre in a game at County Stadium. Secon...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Rezeau Blanchard Brown, Milwaukee public utility executive.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Photograph

Charles Stolper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Stolper, Milwaukee company president and treasurer.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.

Date: 1954 

Description: This blue line print shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, railroads, streets, and parks.

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