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Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Beloit harvester and twine binder manufactured by the Parker-Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. The cover features...

Date: 1936 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...


Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...


Rainy Day


Description: A street scape with people holding umbrellas walking in the rain. The street shows a business section and there is a horse-drawn vehicle in the hazy distan...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigarette and wearing a hat is juggling tin cans in front of the "Prize Cakes and Coffee" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1919 

Description: A group of Jewish people dressed as Old Testament characters standing in front of American and Israeli flags.

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.


Family Cast

Date: 1963-02-12 

Description: Six members of the same family form the complete cast of a library playhouse production that was to be televised.


Coupling Sleeve

Date: 1976-02-23 

Description: Bill Wagner, a Falk employee, attends to a large coupling sleeve. This unit was later used by the Auburn Plant-Baush Drill Press. Original Falk caption rea...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...


Western Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Western Hotel at the corner of Huron and Van Buren Streets. It was operated as a hotel from 1845 to 1853 with William Stupinski as proprietor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of southwest facade on Martin Street. Built circa 1872. Architect was E.T. Mix. Dirt road in front, and the tower of the Immanuel Church is in...


Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.

Date: 1956-11-21 

Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The office of the Milwaukee County Airport.

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