Trees and Snow

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with tree branches bowing under the weight of snow.

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of a boat owned by Julius Dettloff docked along the edge of a river. The boat was powered by an International PD-40 power unit; in the backgr...


Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.


Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...


Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...


UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.


Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bridge crosses the river, leading to the buildings with billboards and signs on the right.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Interior view of the John Dadd and Son Pharmacy. John Dadd was the first President of the Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association, and is considered one of t...


City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.


East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.


Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of monument from the sidewalk, with a church behind. Several trees and lampposts are visible.


Description: Streetcar and two operators. The side of the car reads, "Wells Street" and West Side Street Railway Co." Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from...


Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

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