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Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

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Pulaski High School

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Aerial view of High School, in the upper half of the image, with fields, trees, and roadways surrounding it. In the lower half is a residential neighborho...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Several houses along the road next to a local restaurant with several signs advertising food and drink. A car is on the far left in the road.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".

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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

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Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.

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Odie's Gas Station

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

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows landownership, railroads, roads, churches, schools, cemeteries, post offices, townships, city wards, Lake Michigan, and rivers. The map incl...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Ã…venue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...

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Omnibus

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Description: A group of two women and four men and one boy sitting in an omnibus parked on a residential street. The front of the vehicle appears to read "Idaho Automo...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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