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Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, women, and children sitting and walking on the shore of a lake, possibly Lake Michigan, near a partially constructed pier.

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:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Date: 1953-09-20 

Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.

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Hauling a Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys, men, and horses hauling a boat with ropes.

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

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.

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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...

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"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

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...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

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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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Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

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Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

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Single Helical Gear

Date: 1967-12-13 

Description: Single helical gear purchased by The Fuller Company and later used in Jamaica (as a rotary kiln). Falk caption reads, "Single helical gear, 260 teeth 99667...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

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