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Grand Prix

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

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Diver and Crew

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men on pilings pose with man in a diving suit in preparation for a dive. Onlookers are standing above on a bridge in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.

Date: 2000-05-12 

Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

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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: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

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Baseball Scene

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Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

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.....

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CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of people moving down a road. Many people carry umbrellas, and a flag can be seen in the background. A sign hanging above the crowd reads, "...

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

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South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....

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Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

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