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May Day Rally

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day rally with a crowd of Union members on the steps of a large stone building. Banners read "United Labor 51st May Day: 1886-1937" "German-American W...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from a building of a canal in the city, with a boat on the canal. A bridge is also visible.

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Washington High School.

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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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Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Several houses along the road next to a local restaurant with several signs advertising food and drink. A car is on the far left in the road.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

Date: 1975-04-01 

Description: The bridge over the Milwaukee Harbor named in honor of former Mayor Daniel Hoan. The bridge was constructed between 1970 and 1970, but during the period de...

Date: 1933-02 ca.

Description: Winter scene showing snow removal vehicles working to clear the snow on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee after a winter blizzard.

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...

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

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North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

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Boat Covered in Ice

Date: 1945-09-20 

Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.

Date: 1902-06-08 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

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