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Date: 1884 after
Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...
Date: 1914 after
Description: A group of men march down the center of the road with two cars decorated with flags following close behind. Both sidewalks are full of people.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Van Ingram Brown, Milwaukee surgeon.
Description: Benjamin Church House. Two men sit on the porch of a one-story white house. Fluted columns on front porch roof, which is continuous with the main roof....
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...
Description: Non-reversing marine drive that was a later component of a 800 foot Great Lakes bulk carrier. This unit was purchased by the Electro Motive Division of the...
Description: Described by the orginial Falk caption with "91 teeth, .77039 DP, 12 inch Face Meshes with 15 tooth pinion. Gear is shown on Drawing 317096 and Pinion on 2...
Description: Manufactured in the Rolling Mill, these couplings were purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. The male employee is H. De...
Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: View of the Fourth Ward Park. Several men sit on a bench, while numerous houses and a factory are visible in the background.
Description: Accident involving a UPS delivery van and a semitrailer in downtown Milwaukee. Four men, including the driver who is holding his head, were injured.
Description: Hazel Sherman performing outside on the parallel bars at the Rufus King High School Stadium. The event was the Wisconsin State Turnfest.
Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...
Description: Exterior view of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of (Vault No. 1) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of William B. Strong, Milwaukee company vice-president and treasurer.
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