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Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A smiling young girl stands on a raised platform in front of a microphone being used for the Civilian Defense Rally. A record player and other electronic d...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.



Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Franklin, the body of which was created by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...


Description: View across street towards the Layton Home for Incurables (also called Layton Home for Invalids). The home was suggested by Frederick Layton's wife, Elizab...

Date: 1966-11-14 

Description: African American junior Girl Scouts pouring fruit juice into punch bowl as they prepare to entertain their parents.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...


Edward Salomon


Description: Portrait of Edward Salomon, on the back of which is autographed, "To Dr. C.B. Chapman in kind remembrance. Edward Salomon".


Splash Party

Date: 1970-08-01 

Description: To escape the heat, teenage girls have a water fight in the backyard pool they built.


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...


People and Car


Description: An open car on the street. There is a driver in the vehicle and he is surrounded by interested onlookers. Side of car says "King - Silent - 36", "A Thousan...

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.

Date: 1924 

Description: This map shows streets, selected buildings, railroads, railway yards, schools, parks, schools, cemeteries, bays, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. De...


Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: Striking Allis Chalmbers workers and CIO supporters on parade in 1946. In later years it was common suggested that the Communist-dominated Milwaukee CIO h...


Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of West Side High School.


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

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