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Date: 1925 ca.

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

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Frederick Layton who is standing with his hands in his pockets. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the busi...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

Date: 1956-04-14 

Description: Two men simultaneously weld. According to an original Falk caption, "rough weight. 72000 pound est.-Unit was rough machine to with [sic]. 1/4 inch o...

Photograph

Melvin A. Hoyt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Melvin A. Hoyt, Milwaukee editor.

Photograph

Sailboat in Harbor

Date:  

Description: Several people stand aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is appears to be tied to the sailboat.

Photograph

Zalmon G. Simmons

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Zalmon G. Simmons, Kenosha manufacturer.

Photograph

August Kieckhefer

Date: 1914-10-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August Kieckhefer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

Date: 1967-09-14 

Description: Double reduction reverse gear that was later purchased by Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. Falk caption reads, "Photos taken for possible use as glam...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of buildings and traffic on West Water Street, with horse-drawn vehicles and streetcars in foreground.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 2001 the former Copeland Service Station reopened as a coffee shop in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood. The restored building is located at 4924 We...

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Description: Billhead of the Romadka Brothers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of and dealers in trunks and traveling bags. A trunk is displayed with rein...

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

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