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Truck Accident

Date: 1971-06-24 

Description: Accident involving a UPS delivery van and a semitrailer in downtown Milwaukee. Four men, including the driver who is holding his head, were injured.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A Hamilton Metalplane, which was manufactured by the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee County Airport.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...

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Automobile Accident

Date: 1979-04-03 

Description: Emergency workers assist the passenger injured in an accident at North Sherman Boulevard and W. North Avenue. The automobile, which was driven by a ninete...

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South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.

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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.

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Juneau Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A canon is in the foreground to the left. There are a number of pedestrians in the park and on the path by the lake. In the background on the left is a tra...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

Date: 1917 

Description: Original caption reads: "Model G, two-ton capacity, owned and operated by the International Harvester Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis, for cartage purposes, an...

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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

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