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Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three men stand on the right in front of a pile of rubble. In the center, a man wearing a hat and suit is looking to the left.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

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Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

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Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Republican Harold Stassen giving a speech on a stage in Milwaukee during his campaign for the Republican nomination.

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Milwaukee Depot

Date:  

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...

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Zenith Theater

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Zenith Theater. Caption on negative reads, "Looking North at Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior, with main altar in the apse. Ornate interior, decorated with sculpture and painting.

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Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

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