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East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

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Grand Prix

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.

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Astronaut Kids

Date: 1968-10-30 

Description: Three children, dressed up in homemade astronaut costumes for Halloween. One clever parent has made good use of a football helmet!

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City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

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Woman Holding Fish

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, the photographer's wife, holding a large-mouth bass.

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men in aprons lined up in front of a brick horseshoe shop. One of the men is sitting on a horse. The sign above the door reads "C. Deising, Horsesho...

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City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

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State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...

Photograph

Marine Gear Unit

Date: 1969-05-07 

Description: Marine gear unit ready to be shipped. This particular gear unit, a component of a Great Lakes Ore Carrier was purchased by General Motors-Electro Motive Di...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

Date: 1909 

Description: The farm implement exhibit area, in which displays of the International Harvester Company and the J.I. Case Plow Works can be seen.

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White Tower

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the White Tower hamburger restaurant, with "1502" posted on the door. The White Tower restaurants were founded by John and Thomas Saxe in...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...

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Skateboarding

Date: 1977-10-10 

Description: View down sidewalk of a skateboarder doing a handstand on a skateboard. Pedestrians are watching from the left.

Date: 1954-06-03 

Description: Jackie Robinson crouches and points to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the pavement as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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