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Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...

Photograph

"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder parked inside a log barn. Four people (two women, two men) are sitting in the car. The back of the automobile with the P...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Photograph

Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

Date: 1941-04-10 

Description: Men are working among stripped trees in a demolition area on Kilbourn Avenue.

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

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Description: A painted wooden sign on the side of a tree-lined road that reads "Village of Greendale / Pop. 2615."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...

Date: 1935 

Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

Date: 1928-03-17 ca.

Description: Interior of Firestone Tire Store, perhaps on N. Jefferson Street, north of E. Wells Street. Displays of merchandise including tires, tubes and other auto p...

Photograph

Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his combination airplane and automobile may not be driven on Milwaukee's streets. A cr...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

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