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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Date: 1889 after

Description: Embossed photograph (platinum print) of Fred Pabst. "Pabst, Frederick (Mar. 28, 1836-Jan. 1, 1904), brewer, business executive, b. Thuringia, Germany. He m...


J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...


Description: Exterior of the Passenger Depot. Front view of building with clock tower, and lawn with trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.


Industry Drive

Date: 1965-04-30 

Description: This drive was purchased by Pennsylvania Engineering and used by Republic Steel Cleveland. Falk caption reads,"BOF drive, for specifications see Engineerin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.


Shaft Mount

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.


Bazaar Tree

Date: 1963-04-03 

Description: Women replenishes handkerchiefs plucked from her wire tree at bazaar sale.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of S. Adelheim Bernhard, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks left to right: Schlitz Palm Garden, Hotel Charlotte, Randolph Garden and Hotel Randolph along the 20...


Edward Scofield

Date: 1913-08-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward Scofield, Oconto lumberman.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.


Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...

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