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

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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.

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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.

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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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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Checker Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-03 

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

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Saigon Street Scene

Date: 1968-06 

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

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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"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.

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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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