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Lumberyard

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Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

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Removing Elm Trees

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Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

Date: 1937-04-06 

Description: An International D-2 pickup truck used by Hayek Pharmacy parked on a residential street. A man carrying a package is on the front walk of one of the houses...

Date: 1980-03-27 

Description: Beekeeper Robert Neureuther examines a frame of honeycomb partly filled with honey. Behind him are hives wrapped up for cold weather.

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Description: Ten people at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 41 Outdoor Theatre.

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Date: 1900-10 

Description: Aunt Helen and Will shaking hands in a clearing near the edge of a small lake at the Garden Place.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

Date: 1916-09-15 

Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...

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...

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Man in Car

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Description: A man smiles from the passenger seat of an automobile that's parked in a grassy area on the curb of a gravel road.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

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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: 1946-03 

Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A car is parked on the street in front of a row of houses. Children are playing in the front yards. There is a large tree in the foreground. Men are workin...

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Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

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