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Toys on a Truck

Date: 1931-12-22 

Description: Men look out from the cab of a flatbed truck piled with toys.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Two women are standing on either side of a large welcome sign from "The Wall Street Journal." The woman on the left is holding a phone in her hand and is w...

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Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

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Description: Exterior of the Passenger Depot. Front view of building with clock tower, and lawn with trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. People are walking on the sidewalk in front of the entrance. The three sets of doors have ornate pointed...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.

Date: 1926-12-11 

Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...

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Loading Hard Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two horses hitched up to a Milwaukee Western Fuel Company cart stopped at a station, while a man standing on the wagon fills the cart with hard coal for ho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

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Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...

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World Tourist

Date: 1970-08-10 

Description: Heinz Stücke on his bicycle in front of the Milwaukee Journal building at 333 W. State Street. Stücke carries his belongings in bags attached to his bike w...

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Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

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Lincoln Beachey

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Description: Lincoln Beachey is considered by many to be the greatest aviator of his era. He is pictured here about to take off in his Curtiss pusher, wearing his signa...

Date: 1980 

Description: Roads and telephone lines intersect at the corner of the block, 4021 North 62nd (Rear).

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Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.

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Boat Covered in Ice

Date: 1945-09-20 

Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

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