Date: 1946 

Description: International I-4 industrial tractor with crane owned by the Milwaukee Waterworks. Original caption reads: "The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, purchased thi...

Date: 1912-06 

Description: Two women seated at desks with typewriters in an office. A calendar on the wall indicates it is June 1912. Another poster advertises speakers in support of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sign on the building says, "G. Deising, Horseshoer". A number of horses are standing on the snowy road nearby, some covered with blankets. A man is leading...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.


Reinhardt Rahr

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Reinhardt Rahr, Manitowoc maltster.


Slewing Drive

Date: 1971-07-24 

Description: Slewing drive that was purchased by the Dravo Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Slewing Drive-2 parts-(1) 19 feet 5 inches O.D. x 6 1/2 inch wide...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.

Date: 1912 

Description: Men work on the construction site for Stationary Engine Test Building #24 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.


Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Female factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works. The women are likely engaged in the manufacture of cream separators.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nighttime view of the front center section of the courthouse. Strong interior lights highlight the fluted columns, while ground lights illuminate the entr...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...


Factory Stacks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Smoke coming from stacks on the top of a factory.


Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Color postcard showing a landscape along River Park.


Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked on road without driver.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...


Interior of Bar

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The bartender Art Gerth stands behind the bar of a tavern located at the corner of Twelfth and Chambers. A glass of beer stands on the bar. Behind the bar...

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