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Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...


Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...


Frederick Heath


Description: Studio portrait of Frederick Heath, newspaper man from Milwaukee. He wears a Social Democratic Party pin on his lapel.


Class in Session

Date: 1963-05-01 

Description: A female student leads a class of fellow students. She is a member of the Future Teachers of America Club.


Bradford Beach

Date: 1957-06-21 

Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...


Polio Vaccine

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child posed with polio vaccine bottles and boxes.

Date: 1960-08-18 

Description: View from behind home plate of Lew Burdette delivering a pitch in the Milwaukee Braves' 1-0 victory over the the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 1960 at...

Date: 1946-04-23 

Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at a Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a b...


Description: Interior view of a room in the Bradley house, including paintings, a globe, fine furniture, a bookcase, and a large, ornate mirror over the fireplace.


Von Stueben Statue

Date: 1952-12 

Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman is standing in a rowboat in a diving position teaching four women in a lake how to dive. The rest of the women are in shirts printed with S.S.B.H....

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).


Aerial View of Falk

Date: 1973-01 

Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...

Date: 1958-04-12 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Lew Burdette in play during a ball game.


Two Piece Trunnion

Date: 1976-09-22 

Description: William Rhody, a Falk employee, inspects a 2 piece trunnion. This particular unit was purchased by F.L. Smidth. Original Falk caption reads, "Trunnion-two...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch with C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, who were visiting from California. They are standing outside on a wall in front of Bloch's...

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