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Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

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Inland River Barge

Date: 1972-09-14 

Description: Elevated view of an inland river barge that was purchased by Electro-Motive and used by Wisconsin Barge Lines. Original Falk caption reads, "4.074:1 twin s...

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Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1987-09-14 

Description: A man polishes his 12-cylinder Lincoln Coupe as part of a classic car show at Rank & Son Buick-GMC Truck.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

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Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

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Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

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Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

Date: 1918-05-08 ca.

Description: The southeast corner of West Wisconsin Avenue and North 3rd Street. The Majestic Building is in the center while the Schlitz Hotel is on the left.

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Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...

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Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

Date: 1919-05-18 

Description: Scene from Poale Zion Chasidim, an Americanization pageant held in the Milwaukee auditorium to welcome Milwaukee's new citizens.

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Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

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Tugboat at Work

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

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