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May Day Rally

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day rally with a crowd of Union members on the steps of a large stone building. Banners read "United Labor 51st May Day: 1886-1937" "German-American W...

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Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of three trains in a snow-filled train yard. The middle train is an old-fashioned steam engine flanked by more modern trains. Three men are sta...

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Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

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.

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Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin from Broadway of buildings, street traffic and bridge in distance.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

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Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

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Wisconsin Avenue

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Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue from bridge showing pedestrian and horse-drawn vehicle traffic on bridge and buildings in distance.

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North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

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Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

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Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian men on the street, entering a car.

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Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building.

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