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Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

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...

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

Photograph

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: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Photograph

City Street

Date:  

Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

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: 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: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

Date: 1906 

Description: Five railroad employees pose on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1223 at the Chestnut Street yard. Left to right are yardman Jack Meyer, ya...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

Photograph

Bridge Over Road

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Road curving under bridge, bordered by trees and shrubs.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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