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Date:  date unknown

Description: A man on his motorcycle in the street is posing with a small umbrella attached to his helmet. A watch also hangs from the front of his shirt.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purchased in 1931. The train is near the 26th...

Photograph

Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian men on the street, entering a car.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Commercial pilot C.B. "Cash" Chamberlain posed with a Hamilton Metalplane owned by Universal Airlines. Chamberlain began his flying career with the Walter...

Photograph

Apartment Building

Date:  

Description: Apartment building with caption reading, "Looking south at 719 East Pleasant Street."

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Date: 1919-05-18 

Description: Scene from Poale Zion Chasidim, an Americanization pageant held in the Milwaukee auditorium to welcome Milwaukee's new citizens.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Photograph

Ice Floes on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large ice floes are floating down the river near houses on the shore.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Skilled Trade Division, at 511-A West Wells Street, Lot 1119. Men's Department-Skilled Trade and Clerical Division; Division for the Physically Disabled....

Photograph

Packard 2-Ton Truck

Date: 1915 

Description: A Packard 2-ton truck owned by the Chain Belt Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Loading Docks

Date:  date unknown

Description: The industrial warehouse district in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many horse-drawn wagons lined up along loading docks with various men working in the a...

Photograph

Life Saving Service

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men of the Life Saving Service posing in front of their boat.

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