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Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: This map is attached to a cover. Streets, points of interest, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan are labeled. The bottom margin of the map includes a s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

Date: 1968-11-25 

Description: Dry dock hoist drive that is a component of a Pearlson Syncrolift. This product was later purchased by Pearlson Engineering. Original Falk caption reads, "...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Paul Witzke gives instruction on the slide rule in a televised class on WMVS-TV.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Photograph

Tugboat on Water

Date: 1972-08-30 

Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men in a car with the number four on the front is driving down a dirt road surrounded by fields. Hay bales are in the field on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waves create a turbulent lake, with water spraying in the air. Part of the city skyline with three smokestacks appears in the far distance.

Photograph

Ideal Curlers

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Exhibit of Ideal Curlers at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a woman demonstrating how they were to be used for long hair. The advertising promises "no metal...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Photograph

"Oriental" Costumes

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Description: A group of people wearing Asian costumes of "Oriental stereotypes." In the back row from left to right are Robert Bloch, Alice Bedard, Angie Vail, Mary Jo...

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Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with main arched entrance on the right. There is a bridge on the left over the river.

Date: 1911 

Description: International Harvester 10-20 tractors loaded onto rail cars for shipment from the company's Milwaukee Works factory to various sales branches.

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man opens the rear door of an International truck used by Spheeris Brothers Inc. The original caption reads, "Model D2, 125" W.B. - 6.00 - 16 tires." Th...

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

Date: 1963-03-16 

Description: "The eyes of the guests popped, but room clerk Frank R. Witte, 1133 E Knapp Street, took it in stride Friday afternoon when Badwater Bill, accompanied by h...

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