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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: 1947-06 

Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...

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...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

Date:  

Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

Photograph

Majorettes

Date: 1962-11-03 

Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

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...

Photograph

Family on Sidewalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fourteen people dressed for cold weather and wearing hats and scarves stand on a sidewalk in front of a picket fence. A car is parked on the roa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Photograph

Deep Freeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.

Photograph

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: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1887-05-19 

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

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An early twentieth-century automobile parked on a road, with a large house in the background. The back tires have chains around them.

Photograph

Milwaukee Depot

Date:  

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

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