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East Water Street

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Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

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Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

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Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle judging at the Wisconsin State Fair. The cattle barns C and D are in the background.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A cluster of old dwellings are in the center, with broken shacks and rusted cars. Behind are railroad cars, and an industrial area with men working. In t...

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Date: 1954 

Description: Salvator Moshe with his children, Michael (back right), Mathilde (front right), and Marcia (on lap).

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...

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Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

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Farm Plow

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: Two horses pull a spring tooth harrow. The farmer plans to plant barley.

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: View across railroads tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad station. A number of children and adults are standing around the station. S...

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...

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Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from street of Willms home, 2025 S. 31st Street, Milwaukee. Home of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) and her daughters Anna (b. 1881) and Emma (18...

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