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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

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Description: A boat near a small pier. Three people (two men and a woman) are on the boat, and five people (four men and a boy) are standing on the wooden pier. The n...

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Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

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Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...

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Description: Two boats next to a pier. The one on the end of the pier is the Intrepid, the one in the foreground, in which three people are sitting, is the El...

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Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...

Date: 1937-11-30 

Description: A uniformed man carries a dog to the back of an International D-2 truck used by the Wisconsin Humane Society. The truck is parked in the driveway near the...

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Description: Streetcar and two operators. The side of the car reads, "Wells Street" and West Side Street Railway Co." Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1917-08-06 

Description: Chicago and North Western Railrod depot at the east end of Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads. "South end of Juneau Park extention [sic]".

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Tire Trouble

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.

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Proxmire Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire waves to the crowd from an open antique automobile during a parade in downtown Milwaukee.

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Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Motorcycle Racer

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Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.

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Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

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Description: A street cleaner sweeps the tracks in a residential neighborhood, as the streetcar and its operator and passengers wait. Original Falk caption reads, "Phot...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.

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