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Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...


Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...


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

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...


Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.


James J. McClymont

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James J. McClymont, Milwaukee company president.


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...


Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing a ruffled, flower printed dress. Grace was the niece of Elizabeth...


Hardware Sales

Date: 1962-12-19 

Description: Hilgendorf's Hardware store clerk shows a saw to a customer.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fountain surrounded by a path and trees. A lamp post is in the right foreground and buildings are visible in the background. Written in cursive is, "With l...


Men in Foundry


Description: Several Falk employees at work in the machine shop where nearly each man attends to a piece of machinery. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historic...

Date: 1931-10-17 

Description: View from below of blimp, USS "Akron" during a test flight that took it over Milwaukee.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows wards, sections, roads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, and proposed streets. The inside cover includes hand written annotations that r...

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

Date: 1945-03-19 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue and yellow label for Chesty Potato Chips featuring a drawing of a young boy we...


Circus Parade


Description: Circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. Crowds on the sidewalk and in horse-drawn vehicles watch horse-drawn cages and other vehicles w...


Meeting Santa Claus

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Apprehensive young child on Santa's lap.

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

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