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Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.
Description: Motorcyclists at the start of the race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Date: date unknown
Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.
Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...
Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...
Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.
Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.
Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.
Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.
Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...
Description: Street corner with commercial builings, including Leo Abraham Cigars and Merit, Gargoyle Restaurant, The Peoples Dentists, The Hermit Buffet, and surroundi...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...
Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.
Date: 1938-12 ca.
Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...
Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...
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