.

Date: 1882 

Description: Card menu for the Wisconsin Authors' Club Banquet at Klosterheim. On the top left is a framed landscape of trees overlooking a body of water.

Photograph

Fred W. Rogers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fred W. Rogers, Milwaukee banker and manufacturer.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...

Photograph

Floating Trunnion

Date: 1977-10-04 

Description: William Rhody, a Falk employee, inspects a large, floating trunnion. This particular unit was purchased by Humboldt-Wedag. Original Falk caption reads,"Fin...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee, looking up Broadway.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1948-01-28 

Description: Basketball game between the electrical shop and machine shop employees of the Heil Company in Milwaukee.

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up detail of scene of historic Wisconsin in a hexagonal structure on a pedestal beneath the clock. The scene depicts an outdoor band concert in Milwa...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view from the dome of the Milwaukee Exposition Building looking south at the urban landscape. The cyclorama building in the foreground...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.

Photograph

Banner Event

Date: 1988-09-06 

Description: A woman overlooks the Labor-at-the-Lakefront festival next to a banner that reads "Buy Union," "Buy Made in USA," and "Keep the Heart of America Beating."

Date: 1971-09-08 

Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...

Photograph

Mixer Drive

Date: 1978-03-03 

Description: Art Hirt, a Falk employee, inspects a large mixer drive. This unit was purchased by the Mixing Equipment Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Picture tak...

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.