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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.

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Road Races

Date: 1912 

Description: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...

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City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

Photograph

Joys Building

Date:  

Description: Joys Building, located on the west side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets. Several horse-drawn vehicles are parked in front of t...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...

Photograph

Ludington Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.

Date:  

Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

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Car Racing

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A two-passenger car with the number 13 on the front is going around the bend on a dirt race track.

Date: 1984-09-26 

Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.

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Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of the Grand Avenue viaduct and surrounding establishments. A line of automobiles are parked outside a tavern under the viaduct.

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...

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Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.

Date: 1912-08 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

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