Date: 1948-05 

Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.


Teeter Totter

Date: 1971-09-12 

Description: Children fashioned their seesaw using a board, and a barricade with a sign that says, "Road Closed," that they found in an empty lot.

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...


Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."

Date: 2000-05-12 

Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street view in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Ger...


Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...


Component of a Kiln

Date: 1974-02-19 

Description: Kiln component that was purchased by F.L. Smidth and used by Dundee Cement Company of Clarksville Missouri. Falk caption reads, "1029-A46 copied by Bracket...

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...


Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...


Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purchased in 1931. The train is near the 26th...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...


Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. A recently built duplex housing unit is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of fans holding up a large banner reading "Goodbye Milwaukee Braves" on the back fence of the bleachers at Milwaukee County Stadium.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

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