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Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Photograph

Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

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Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from the street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutter...

Photograph

Men Erecting Tent

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...

Photograph

Two Men in Carriage

Date: 1905 after

Description: Two men wearing hats and coats in a horse-drawn carriage on a residential street.

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Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...

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Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

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Description: View up Broadway from Huron Street, with Charles Stein and Company on the left.

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1912-08 

Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.

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