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Sans Souci Hall

Date: 1912 

Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...


Inching Drive

Date: 1973-05-23 

Description: Two employees, Bob Weiss and Clyde Tetzloff, attend to a drive that was purchased by Babcock and Wilcox Company and used by AEP Service Corporation. Falk c...

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...


Father Groppi

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Milwaukee as remembered by "Dr Enoch Chase, U.B. Smith & Others." Represented are major roads, lowlands, trails, homesteads, and lots. Map depicts t...


H.C. Prange

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H.C. Prange, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1908-08-26 

Description: In a festive mood, Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company employees disembark from flag-decked trolley cars to enjoy a company-sponsored outing. The...


Slewing Drive

Date: 1971-07-24 

Description: Slewing drive that was purchased by the Dravo Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Slewing Drive-2 parts-(1) 19 feet 5 inches O.D. x 6 1/2 inch wide...



Date: 1972-06-29 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd on railroad tracks near flatbed railroad cars carrying circus wagons for a parade.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View on Lower Broadway. A long red building is in the left foreground angling to the right. A road runs alongside buildings with many horse-drawn vehicles...


City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy prepares to play a tape recording at a dinner honoring him. McCarthy said the tape caught Harry Bridges speaking about plotting...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main entrance of the Soldiers Home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Mazureck Drugstore.


Kiln Drive

Date: 1977-06-06 

Description: Elevated view of a kiln drive that was purchased and used by Dravo Line. Original Falk caption reads, "Color view of May 1977 Pit and Quarry. Photos sent t...


Temple Emanuel

Date: 1976 before

Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls in white dresses and waving American flags stand at the curb in front of a church. Three police officers are standing in the str...

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