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Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

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Five Fire Fighters

Date: 1931 before

Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

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Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building. A man in a trench coat stands in a doorway.

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Family on Sidewalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fourteen people dressed for cold weather and wearing hats and scarves stand on a sidewalk in front of a picket fence. A car is parked on the roa...

Date: 1944-07-05 

Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.

Date: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Reuss on his front porch. Photograph was to be used for campaign literature. Reuss had just returned from government service in Europe post World War II.

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Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

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Street Game

Date:  

Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

Date: 1913-02-02 

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor with her three children, Donna, Ellen, and Fred, stand outside in the winter weather. All but the smallest child have furry hand muf...

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