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Date: 1964-01-07 

Description: Employees in protective clothing near aluminum rolling mill drive. Falk caption reads,"Drawing number 415731 and 415732, patent number 605385. View shows b...

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...


Hilton Guest Room

Date: 1982 

Description: Typical room at the Milwaukee River Hilton Inn in MIlwaukee.


Science Project

Date: 1964-02-28 

Description: Two young boys work on a science project in a lab room.

Date: 1955 

Description: Drawing of proposed building's exterior. Architects were Bank Building Corporation.

Date: 1983-06-23 

Description: Aimee Weiss(left), 10, and Darby Cusick, 11, both of Elm Grove, take a spin Thursday on one of the rides at Wirth Park.


Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...


Five Fire Fighters

Date: 1931 before

Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.


Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...


Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...

Date: 1906 before

Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.


Coupling Sleeve

Date: 1976-02-23 

Description: Bill Wagner, a Falk employee, attends to a large coupling sleeve. This unit was later used by the Auburn Plant-Baush Drill Press. Original Falk caption rea...


Description: A tiny clay figure sits on the exposed left breast of Alice Bedard, looking into the distance. A poster of skyscrapers is visible in the background.


Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...


Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

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