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Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: A vocal fan in the bleachers wears a sign reading "I like Eddie Mathews. She sits in front of a large sign reading "We love the Braves. Don't leave." The s...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.


Description: Several male employees appear to prparing molds for gears. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which could be lost f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of a dredge smoking a cigarette. A life ring has the name "Diamond Alkali" written on it.

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.


Indian Protest

Date: 1971-04-26 

Description: Led by James White, president of DRUMS, members of the organization and sympathizers staged a protest Monday at the First Wisconsin National Bank, 743 N. W...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Interior of library with large open reading area and long tables and Windsor style chairs, a two-story high ceiling, and a balcony around the second level....


Description: Downtown commercial building at night from across the Milwaukee River.


Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a close-up of the tachometer drive for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).


Twin Pinion

Date: 1974-08-31 

Description: Twin pinion marine red gear that was used by The Offshore Company for the Discoverer 534, a deep ocean drilling rig. Original Falk caption reads, "Propulsi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...


Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

Date: 1921-06-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Warren Taylor, Milwaukee railway manager.


George B. Bingham


Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel George B. Bingham, 1st Wisconsin Infantry, standing.

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