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Pipe Cap

Date: 1978-07-31 

Description: Theodore A. Lutzen, a Falk employee, guides a pipe cap as it is being lowered. This unit was purchased by Vulcan Iron Works. Original Falk caption reads, "...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Reproduction of an oil painting at the Blatz Brewing Company depicting a happy barmaid holding overflowing steins of beer as she dances atop a barrel of Bl...

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William Harvey

Date: 1915-05-08 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Harvey, Racine manufacturer.

Photograph

Split Ring Gear

Date: 1966-09-15 

Description: Falk caption reads, "Photos of ring gear to be displayed at the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE) show in Cleveland, Ohio, September 26th thro...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance, surrounded by trees. A small red building is visible behind the hospital.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

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Date: 1924-08-24 ca.

Description: The interior of Kramer's Clothing Shop on the north side of W. Wisconsin Avenue between N. 5th and 6th streets.

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Description: George H. Arsand of South Milwaukee operating his Case model "L" tractor. Original caption reads: "Driving back home after a big day's work done with his...

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: Representative Glenn Davis, chairman of the Republican State Convention at left, and Representative John Byrnes, right, keynote speaker at the convention.

Date: 1940-06-12 

Description: Design submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of an ice cream cone with the design of a heart and the wor...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Photograph

Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

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Description: Pabst Theater Building at E. Wells and N. Water street. The Hotel Blatz is on the left.

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Herman Wahl Falk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Herman Wahl Falk, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard image of a sun parlor at the pavilion for tuberculosis cases at the Milwaukee Hospital for Insane.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...

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Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...

Photograph

Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

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