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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: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

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Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

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Description: Letterhead of Plankinton House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the street, including people on foot, on hors...

Date: 1972 

Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of a boat owned by Julius Dettloff docked along the edge of a river. The boat was powered by an International PD-40 power unit; in the backgr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Columbia Carriage Company of Milwaukee, specialist in buggies and importer of bicycles, with views of buggies and a bicycle, a brick back...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

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Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: View of a metal stairway and a train car wheel and undercarriage. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry w...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

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Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Photograph

Inland River Barge

Date: 1972-09-14 

Description: Elevated view of an inland river barge that was purchased by Electro-Motive and used by Wisconsin Barge Lines. Original Falk caption reads, "4.074:1 twin s...

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