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Checker Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-03 

Description: Checker Cab Company flatrate cab in front of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad depot on Blair Street.

Date: 1935-10-24 

Description: Lineup of 24 Ford City Car Company taxicabs and their drivers in front of City Car Co. office, located at 601 - 603 West Washington Avenue, (former Illinoi...

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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: 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...

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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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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...

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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Fifty Kissel Taxis

Date: 1929-08-07 

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

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...

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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: 1946-10 

Description: Two employees of the Bob Cooper Glass Company, 755 East Washington Avenue, unloading a crate of glass from a company truck at an undisclosed location.

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...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from sidewalk of Bob Bender, a taxi driver standing near the driver's side door of his dark 1950s model Cadillac taxi on the Capitol Square. He is wea...

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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.

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

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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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City Car Taxi

Date: 1933-12-08 

Description: A new Chevrolet City Car Company cab owned by James and Grace Riddell with view of the 200 block of East Washington Avenue.

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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,...

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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