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Car Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car on the track moves past a stationary vehicle in the bottom of the image. Behind a second fence is a large crowd of people observing the races, n...

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Frank Kulick

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.

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Sailboat in Harbor

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Description: Several people stand aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is appears to be tied to the sailboat.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.

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City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

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Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...

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Hiawatha Engine

Date: 1939 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...

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Boys' Marching Band

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Uniformed boys' bugle corps passing along a street in a parade. A group of people watch from the sidewalk across the street.

Photograph

Roosevelt Parade

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A group of men are sitting in a car among a crowd of people. Standing on the right are two photographers. Theodore Roosevelt is in the backseat of the car,...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.

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Windy Street Scene

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Description: A street scene with pedestrians and police officer on a windy day in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

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Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 

Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."

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Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

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