By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published Feb 21, 2017 at 9:02 AM

Because I know you love photos of old Milwaukee just as much as I do, here are more than a dozen Kodachrome images of Walker's Point, taken on May 21, 1978 by the late photographer Ray Szopieray, courtesy of Karl Bandow.

The descriptions of the content of the images comes from Szopieray's original slides.

Old buildings near 4th and Florida Streets

Walker's Point buildings 3rd Street

Walker's Point home on 3rd Street

Old drug store, northeast corner of National Avenue and 5th Street (Later La Perla, now Hamburger Mary's)

Group of buildings on 3rd and Pierce Streets

Old-time apartments southeast of National Avenue and 3rd Street

Elegant old home on 4th Street near Walker Street

Old tobacco dealer, building on South 5th Street

Homes on 3rd Street near Walker Street

Homes on 3rd Street near Walker Street

Old home on southeast corner of 4th and Walker Streets

Old double apartment on 4th Street near Walker Street

Chicano art on National Avenue and 5th Street

Old building right off 5th Street

Old buildings on east side of 3rd Street

Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.