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Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1909-12-07 

Description: The Main Hall of the Milwaukee Auditorium. Set for the Charity Ball with many flower arrangements and seats.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

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Pharmacy Class

Date: 1912 

Description: Marquette University, School of Pharmacy, Class of 1912. Rial Herreman is identified as the third from the left in the back row.

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Photograph

Bridge Over River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bridge in the downtown area crossing the Milwaukee River. City buildings reach into the background, with the farthest fading out. Many people are crossin...

Date: 1915-09-19 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".

Date: 1914-03-20 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. The Pabst Building is on the left and the First National B...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lake Park streetcar terminal. There is a streetcar in the station with engineers visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south on the Milwaukee River from Wells Street. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First National Bank, and the Pabst Building....

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