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Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Elevated view of assembled tractors, engines and parts on the erecting floor at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Mil...


YBX Product Cuts

Date: 1975-02-15 

Description: View of a YBX product cut that was used on a vertical roller mill. This product was later purchased by Allis Chalmers Corporation and used by Kaiser Longho...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.


Engine #6414

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Date: 1921-07-31 

Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...


Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Janine Dagons resting her chin on a table with an origami peace crane sitting in front of her.


Description: Letterhead of the Wadhams Oil Company, with an illustration of various red and yellow oil containers against a black circle. The motto, "Emphatically Indep...


Bloch as King Geek


Description: Robert Bloch, standing next to shelves of books, in front of a door covered with cardboard. He is wearing the gaudy costume of the King Geek for a photo sh...


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

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: The Local 1131 UE Winders bowling team at the Milwaukee County Bowling Tournament. From left to right are Chester Chojnacki, Louis Mersho, team captain Car...


Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.


Bridge Drives

Date: 1965-04-23 

Description: Bridge drives that the City of Milwaukee purchased and used. Falk caption reads,"Unit drives the opening of Broadway Street. Unit opens each half of the br...


John H. Moss

Date: 1914-03-20 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John H. Moss, Milwaukee company vice-president.


Wells Street Bridge

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.

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