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Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...
Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...
Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.
Description: View of machinery castings that were a later component of a cement mill support roller. This unit was purchased by the Fuller Company and and used by Huron...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building.
Description: Solid foot radicon purchased by Pearlson Engineering Company Incorporated and exported to Ireland. Falk caption reads, "215J24 SMD, AO14-40 Radicon, 207J24...
Description: Four children are out for a walk. One is pushing a baby (the youngest of the four) in a stroller while the other two walk on either side.
Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Note below the image reads: " Milwaukee Public Library, Children's Room." There are reading tables and chair...
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "This photo taken to illustrate pre-heating a large coupling hub by torch prior to making a shrink-fit mounting on a shaft." M...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.
Description: Paul Steffes, secretary-treasurer of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) at his desk.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.
Description: Race car #26, possibly driven by Spencer Wishart, driving down a country road during the Vanderbilt Cup Race. Two houses are on the right behind fences an...
Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.
Description: Students work in a studio on their individual projects for a photography class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.
Description: Police arresting an Allis-Chalmers striker.
Description: "Have another beer!"
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