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Date: 1921 ca.
Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...
Description: Standing atop a special vehicle fitted with a body built to resemble a camera, Taylor found the ideal vantage point from which to cover a news event. The c...
Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...
Date: date unknown
Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.
Description: View across railroads tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad station. A number of children and adults are standing around the station. S...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...
Date: 1897 after
Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...
Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...
Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...
Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...
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: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."
Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.
Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...
Description: Northeast corner of N. 2nd and W. Michigan streets with the James G. Brazell Printing and C.W. St. John Labor Agency businesses. A man is standing at a fru...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.
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