Date: 1938 

Description: Aerial view of rivers, with Lake Michigan in upper right, train yards, and highway in lower left.


Easter Greetings

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Easter postcard with a female rabbit sitting on an Easter egg and a male rabbit standing behind her. Another male rabbit is taking their picture with a cam...


Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...


Judo Throw

Date: 1967-04-19 

Description: Woman judo student takes down male opponent in practice for judo tournament.

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Beloit harvester and twine binder manufactured by the Parker-Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. The cover features...

Date: 1936 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...


Grand Avenue


Description: View up Grand Avenue from bridge. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles cross bridge on the left.


Exhibit Room

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the exhibit room in the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden filled with finely dressed people. The Schlitz logo appears in the upper left corner. Located on N. 3rd Street, so...


Women Ice Skating


Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skating together on a pond.


Demonstration Signs

Date: 1969 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) demonstrators painting signs at a Milwaukee rally. In the background, a man is painting the National Farmworker's (NFW) Azt...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...


Slide Coupling

Date: 1976-03 

Description: A male employee, Al Arndt, attends to a slide coupling. This particular coupling was purchased and used by Blaw-Knox. Falk caption reads, "Photos of a spec...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ground lifting people out of a building.

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