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Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

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Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

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Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1917-08-06 

Description: Chicago and North Western Railrod depot at the east end of Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads. "South end of Juneau Park extention [sic]...

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Description: Northeast corner of N. 2nd and W. Michigan streets with the James G. Brazell Printing and C.W. St. John Labor Agency businesses. A man is standing at a fru...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women at a train station near two railroad cars. Several stand on the platform. Five men in uniform stand and sit on the railings betwee...

Date: 1923-06-01 ca.

Description: East from N. Plankinton Avenue, W. Wisconsin Avenue is bustling with automobiles, pedestrians, a cable car, and a double-decker bus. Landmarks right to le...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.

Photograph

Car Wreck

Date: 1956-05-17 

Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...

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Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of men loading bags marked "U.S. Mail" from a truck into a Lawson Airliner No. 2. Alfred Lawson in his flight gear is standing on a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

Date: 1931-10-17 

Description: View from below of blimp, USS "Akron" during a test flight that took it over Milwaukee.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

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Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.

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