Date: 1930-02 

Description: The Sidell Sisters pose on either side of August Sidell (Uncle Sid). From left to right are Pierre Sidell, August Sidell and Violet (Billie) Sidell.


East Water Street


Description: View of Milwaukee looking down East Water Street.


Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of sailors marching with rifles in a parade while onlookers watch from the balconies of a large building.


Ideal Curlers

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Exhibit of Ideal Curlers at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a woman demonstrating how they were to be used for long hair. The advertising promises "no metal...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker's bunks on a railroad car ferry. The spare room has a calendar, light, radiator, table, locking closet and two bunks. Workers' clothes hand on the w...


Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...


Man in Snowstorm

Date:  date unknown

Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.


16th Street Viaduct

Date: 1910-08-27 ca.

Description: Looking south on the 16th Street viaduct over Menominee Valley from about Clybourn Street. Surrounding industrial area and neighborhoods are visible in add...


Commercial Variator

Date: 1958-06-06 

Description: A male employee oversees the testing of a Lewellen Commercial Variator in the test lab at Falk.


Solid Foot Radicons

Date: 1966-06-24 

Description: Solid foot radicons. Original Falk caption reads, "43145 is stock of solid-foot radicons in plant 2." The male employee in the photograph is Jim Jones.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers Minor League baseball team. Located between W. Chambers and W. Burleigh Streets at N. 7th Street. A player is on the right in...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Description: Milwaukee, north from Mitchell block. View of rooftops, buildings and bridge at distance on the left. American flag in the foreground.


Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1921-05-12 

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


Jesse A. Smith

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.

Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: Two workers loading large steel castings into the back of an International C-15 truck outside a Wehr Steel Company building.


George C. Markham

Date: 1914-10-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George C. Markham, Milwaukee lawyer and company president.

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy greets admirers at a Republican Party dinner that honored him.

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