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Purcell Garage

Date: 1943-02-04 

Description: Six Chevrolet automobiles (possibly taxies) and 10 drivers holding pledge cards outside the side entrance to Friede Storage Garage (previously known as Pur...

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Taxi Drivers

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Taxi cabs and their drivers are awaiting customers near the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad depot on East Wilson Street. In the center of...

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City Car Company

Date: 1933-10-13 

Description: A fleet of cars is lined up in front of City Car Company Cab Service located at 214 East Washington Avenue. Building on the left became Paradise Printing,...

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Yellow Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-31 

Description: A Ford V-8 Yellow Cab Co. taxicab on East Washington Avenue. In the background are (left to right) St. Patrick's school, 630 East Washington Avenue; reside...

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Scott Street Bridge

Date: 1983 

Description: The approach to the Scott Street Bridge in Wausau, with the Wausau Cab Co. building and a large sign advertising the First American Bank, a "tower of stren...

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: 1948-05-24 

Description: A police ambulance, speeding a 3-year old, David King, seriously injured accident victim to a hospital, crashed into a Padgham Painting Co. truck, driven b...

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Fifty Kissel Taxis

Date: 1929-08-07 

Description: A line of fifty "Bradford Cabs," manufactured by the Kissel Motor Car Company of Hartford, Wisconsin.

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Ladies' Smoker Bus

Date: 1923-04-03 

Description: International truck serving as a bus or taxi, most likely carrying passengers between Lewiston and Grangeville, Idaho. The truck has "Lewiston-Grangeville...

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Saigon Street Scene

Date: 1968-06 

Description: A busy street in wartime Vietnam with bicycles, motorbikes, and automobiles.

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Description: Carl Zeidler speaking with cab driver (i.e. the working man) for a campaign brochure. Three other men are standing with them on the curb.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Yellow Cab Transfer Company located at 643 E. Wilson Street, (housed in the Denison Building) with two cabs with drivers out front.

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Iraq War Protest

Date: 2003-02-15 

Description: Veterans of various wars marching during a protest against the war in Iraq. New York and New Jersey leaders of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War played...

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"Taxi" scene still

Date: 1919 

Description: Night-time scene still from the Triangle silent film "Taxi," featuring Taylor Holmes (playing Robert Hervey Randolph) leaning on his taxi.

Date: 1940 

Description: Slightly elevated view from street corner at Broadway and West 50th Street of the Rivoli Theater in Times Square when it was screening the movie "Foreign C...

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Cab-Bus Collision

Date: 1946-08-26 

Description: Overturned taxicab, after collision with a city bus at the corner of Regent and Mills Street, injuring four people. Also shows a crowd of people looking on...

Date: 1946-08-27 

Description: A City Car Company cab on its roof after a collision with a bus at the corner of Mills and Regent Streets. The car skidded 42 feet from the point of impac...

Date: 1935-10-24 

Description: Lineup of 13 Ford City Car Company taxicabs and their drivers in front of the City Car Co., 601 - 603 West Washington Avenue. The view also contains Madiso...

Date: 1935-10-24 

Description: Line up of City Cabs in front of the J. Heilprin & Co. Wholesale Fruits & Groceries, 612 W. Main Street, formerly the Illinois Central Passenger Depot.

Learn about the strong influence Wisconsin held on the national automobile industry in the early-mid 20th Century.
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