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Description: View down grassy lawn bordered by trees towards two men wearing suits who are walking along a metal barricade blocking the sidewalk and street on the righ...
Description: Elevated view of alley between houses in a neighborhood from railroad embankment. An elevated bridge is just visible in the far background. Text at foot of...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Fairgoers stroll along a dirt path within the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The dairy barns form a row at the back of the image.
Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.
Description: A young African-American man is standing in the middle of a crowd speaking through a megaphone. Two camera operators are filming him as he is speaking. He...
Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...
Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...
Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'
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 group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...
Description: View towards the three glass domes at the Mitchell Park Conservatory. In the foreground three people are walking up a stairway on the grounds of the park....
Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...
Description: A young woman wearing a hijab is talking into a microphone while talking to a crowd of young men and women. A megaphone is strapped to her waist.
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