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Mill Drive

Date: 1966-10-28 

Description: Mill drive that was later purchased by Traylor Engineering and used by Hudson Cement. Original Falk caption reads, "See engineering files for exact descrip...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

Date:  

Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

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Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

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"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lodge in winter. The yard of the lodge is covered in ice.

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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing detail of the landing chassis for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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Zenith Theater

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Zenith Theater. Caption on negative reads, "Looking North at Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins".

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Balloon Ascension

Date:  date unknown

Description: An unidentified balloon ascension photographed by Milwaukee Journal news photographer J. Robert Taylor.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View down sidewalk towards men and women standing in line waiting to enter the Milwaukee Theater. A large screen in front of the theater reads: "Republican...

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Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

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Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

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Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...

Date:  

Description: View of old sailing boats at a shoreline with elevator A in the background.

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