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Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of the Trinity Church, surrounded by the rooftops of nearby homes.

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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: 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.

Date: 1931 

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee Works grounds that includes numerous large factory buildings, railways and smaller office buildings.

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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: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

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:  

Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

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Strike!

Date: 1963-02-20 

Description: Union members of Local 317 in Milwaukee strike outside the Electric Co.'s N. Edison Street plant. It was a very cold night.

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...

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Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

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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Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

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General Cardwell

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: News portrait of General Cardwell saluting.

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