.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1983-06-22 

Description: Woman stays cool by sitting in a small plastic pool while pouring cups of water on her head.

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Court of Honor, W. Wisconsin Avenue, looking west from N. 9th Street. The Midsummer Festival monument (with eagle) and Gesu Church steeples are on the left...

Photograph

Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

Date: 1956-06-15 

Description: Single helical mills gear that was later purchased by Nordberg and used by Universal Atlas Cement Company of Milwaukee. Original Falk caption reads, "23/29...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Photograph

At the Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Allis-Chalmers factory gate during strike. Railroad tracks are in the foreground and a large group of police officers stand inside of and coming out of the...

Photograph

Hoist Drive

Date: 1980-04 

Description: Two men, Ervin Kasper and A. Chirello, attend to a large hoist drive. This unit was purchased by GHH Sterkrade and used by Union Oil/Molycorporation. Origi...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1975-08 

Description: Large ring gear that is a later component of a kiln drive. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by National Steel Pellet Plant. Original F...

Photograph

Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Photograph

Street Game

Date:  

Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

Photograph

Hops Field with Men

Date:  

Description: Four men posing in hops field.

Date: 1880 before

Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House in the process of being razed. A worker is standing on part of the second floor, in front of what is left of the dome.

Date: 1800 after

Description: An ink on paper map for a plan of mounds in Milwaukee county. The map is situated pointing north.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.