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Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

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Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...

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Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

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.....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lake Park streetcar terminal. There is a streetcar in the station with engineers visible.

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

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Milwaukee Trolley

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Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

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Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

Date:  

Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

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Diesel Bus

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A group of people boarding a diesel bus on 12th Street.

Date: 1916-09-15 

Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

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Car Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car on the track moves past a stationary vehicle in the bottom of the image. Behind a second fence is a large crowd of people observing the races, n...

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads a piece of equipment onto the back of an International D-40 truck owned by the Romanowski Coal Company while it is parked in a residential driv...

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