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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Goverment inspector checks artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory). Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufactur...

Photograph

Lip Ring Casting

Date: 1973-08-14 

Description: View of a lip ring casting that is a component of a basic oxygen furnace. This particular unit was purchased by Chicago Bridge and Iron of Greenville, Penn...

Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Photograph

Window Washer

Date: 1989-05-14 

Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Photograph

Nelson P. Hulst

Date: 1914-09-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Nelson P. Hulst, Milwaukee engineer.

Photograph

Boston Store

Date: 1914-05-11 ca.

Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

Photograph

Ellis Baker Usher

Date: 1913-09-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ellis Baker Usher, Milwaukee publisher and editor.

Date: 1914-12-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick C. Winkler, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1957-08-03 

Description: News portrait of Donald A. Buchanan of Minneapolis. Buchanan, then living at the Rescue Mission in Milwaukee, was overcome by gas while he was trying to re...

Date: 1913-10-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Watson Perry, Milwaukee company secretary.

Date: 1957-11-25 

Description: A male employee operates a large machine at the Falk Corporation. The gear was purchased and used by the Falk Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Th...

Photograph

Maxipress

Date: 1968-01-24 

Description: This maxipress purchased by The National Machinery Company. Falk caption reads, "6000 ton maxipress, 23-120T .7854DP (4 inch CP), 16 inch face. Gear: alloy...

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Description: Still wearing his pajamas, "Milwaukee Sentinel" editor Alvin Steinkopf reads the newspaper. The popular comic strip, "Gasoline Alley", can be seen on the...

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Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...

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Description: View over fence of four women wearing hats and coats sitting among a crowd of spectators.

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Description: Newspaper workers perusing hundreds of photographs. There are three men holding some of the photographs and the rest are mounted on the walls around them.

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