Lew Burdette at Bat

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of school. A flag flies on the right side of the school.

Date: 1959-11-13 

Description: Two male employees weld a large gear. Original Falk caption reads, "Made in halves, 16 feet to zero inch in diameter on the top. Ribs 4 1/2 OL. Premachine...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: From Jones Island, looking across to a manufacturing area with cranes and large piles of coal or coke?. In the lower foreground is a bare hill, with old pi...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...


Fish Bait

Date: 1963-08-02 

Description: Contestant baits her hook in Washington Park at the annual Milwaukee county park commission's fishing rodeo.


Kilbourntown House

Date: 1952 

Description: Benjamin Church House in Estabrook Park, operated as a museum by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. House is at an angle to the viewer. Some boards...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A large crowd is gathered along a sidewalk, spilling onto the road, in front of the station.

Date: 1923-06-01 ca.

Description: East from N. Plankinton Avenue, W. Wisconsin Avenue is bustling with automobiles, pedestrians, a cable car, and a double-decker bus. Landmarks right to le...

Date: 1914-03-19 

Description: Commercial district looking towards East Wisconsin Avenue from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurace home office at Van Buren Street. The Feder...


Nelson P. Hulst

Date: 1914-09-26 

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

Date: 1945-04-07 ca.

Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.

Date: 1956-04-13 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves traveling secretary George Edward "Duffy" Lewis. After a notable major league career with the Red Sox, Yankees and Senators,...

Date: 1902-05-16 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Public Library building (Central Library) at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 9th Street.


State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...


Czech-American Hall

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of building. Men are visible on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

Date: 1966-10-10 

Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Man assembling a load-brake ratch on a type "A" trolley, possibly at the Pawling and Henry plant. The man is leaning over, and behind him is a drop cloth.


Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

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