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Milling Splits

Date: 1968-08-29 

Description: Split ring gear that was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Falk caption reads, "Milling Splits." Male employee in photograph is Wilbur Keen.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Buick Jitney Bus

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Buick Jitney Bus for the Milwaukee City Bus Line. Its body was produced by the W.S Seaman Company.

Photograph

Cement Mill Drive

Date: 1968-09-16 

Description: A cement mill drive that was manufactured in the Speed Reducer Department of the Falk Corporation. This drive was later purchased by Fuller Company and use...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows acreages, wards, streets, rivers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are editorial notes in pencil.

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: City street scene with City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers stand at work stations while a conveyor moves trays filled with parts.

Photograph

William A. Thompson

Date: 1921-08-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William A. Thompson, Milwaukee comptroller.

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rear view of the freighter "James Laughlin, Duluth". On the right is a sand dredge.

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle taking photographs on the beach in Milwaukee during Operation Inland Seas. A Navy ship is on Lake Michigan in the background on the left. A...

Photograph

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: 1956-03-02 

Description: A seamless pipe fitting sits atop a railroad car, ready to be shipped. Later purchased and used by Elmes & Kings. Original Falk caption reads, "14' high-78...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Hattie Taylor and daughter Tannisse walk under a Milwaukee park culvert.

Photograph

North 35th Street

Date:  

Description: N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the north side of the street. The First National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visible.

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