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Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International C-50 truck. Features a photograph of men unloading cases of beer from a C-50 truck owned by Miller Br...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...

Date: 1905 

Description: The J. Robert Taylor family on a log pedestrian bridge in a wooded area. Identified as Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, J. Robert Taylor, and El...

Photograph

Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1965 

Description: This series of 17 maps show boundaries and changes in city limits from 1846 to 1965. The base of all of the maps are the same, Milwaukee and suburbs. All m...

Photograph

Cadillac

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac sitting near Lake Michigan. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

Postcard

Randolph Hotel

Date: 1931 before

Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

Photograph

Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

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Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).

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Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

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