Date: 1975-03-10 

Description: Marine drive that was a later component of a Great Lakes bulk carrier. This unit was purchased by the Electro Motive division of the General Motors Company...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from a hill of an alley connecting Park Hill Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue, looking west from the Interurban Line. There is a person on top...


Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...


College Dorm

Date: 1971-08-27 

Description: Deborah Weishapl of Union, NJ tosses a stuffed Snoopy doll to new roommate Kathy Vokaty of Edina, MN as they move into their dorm in O'Donnell Hall at Marq...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing a close-up of the holder Lawson designed for passenger seats on his Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Alfred Lawson standing behind a Palmer cord aero tyre, which is sitting next to a smaller Goodyear cord tire. The smaller Goodyear tire was used for Lawson...

Date: 1921 

Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...


Heavy Load

Date: 1988-06-24 

Description: A caravan of carts full of recyclables is towed by the man who collected them to earn a little extra cash.


Description: Memohead of the Nordberg Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engine manufacturer, with a center image of an engine. Printed by Wilmanns Bros....

Date: 1954-12-26 

Description: Triplets blowing out the candles of their birthday cake.


Mill Drive

Date: 1966-10-28 

Description: Mill drive that was later purchased by Traylor Engineering and used by Hudson Cement. Original Falk caption reads, "See engineering files for exact descrip...

Date: 1954-03-18 

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves player Edwin (Eddie) Matthews posing with bat.


Wells Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.


Falk Employees


Description: Five Falk employees stand inside the foundry. They stand among various gears and machinery. In the background, two more employees are visible. Original Fal...

Date: 1963-06-23 

Description: Boy hits second base while baseman comes down from catching a high throw.


Description: The Oneida Street (East Wells) power plant, on the north side of Wells and east of the Milwaukee River. Presently, the building is the Milwaukee Repertory...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Family posed with Christmas tree in living room. Identified from left as Donna Taylor Adams, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, and Fred Taylor...


Scranton Stockdale

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Scranton Stockdale, Milwaukee builder.

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