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Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

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Parkway Theater

Date: 1921-10-17 ca.

Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

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Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

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Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

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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Race Cars

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men with several early twentieth-century race cars are parked along a city street. Numbers are painted on the front of the cars. One man stands on steps ne...

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Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date:  

Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1987-09-14 

Description: A man polishes his 12-cylinder Lincoln Coupe as part of a classic car show at Rank & Son Buick-GMC Truck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

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Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

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Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

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Roosevelt Parade

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A group of men are sitting in a car among a crowd of people. Standing on the right are two photographers. Theodore Roosevelt is in the backseat of the car,...

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Diver and Crew

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men on pilings pose with man in a diving suit in preparation for a dive. Onlookers are standing above on a bridge in the background.

Date: 1899-02-22 ca.

Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.

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Slewing Drive

Date: 1971-07-24 

Description: Slewing drive that was purchased by the Dravo Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Slewing Drive-2 parts-(1) 19 feet 5 inches O.D. x 6 1/2 inch wide...

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