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Date: 1940-01-01 

Description: Engine #934 of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 7131 in Milwaukee.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...

Photograph

Cars on Racetrack

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Early twentieth-century race cars lined up for the beginning of a race. The grandstand on the left is filled with spectators, with heavy smoke in the backg...

Date:  

Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

Photograph

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Nighttime view of the front center section of the courthouse. Strong interior lights highlight the fluted columns, while ground lights illuminate the entr...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

Photograph

CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Photograph

Filling Potholes

Date: 1987-04-27 

Description: A city worker fills in holes in the road in mild spring weather.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three boys playing in the water near the shoreline with their pants rolled above their knees. A fourth boy sits on the grassy shore, poking one of the boys...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1944 

Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Photograph

Zeidler on Parade

Date: 1941-07-08 

Description: Escorted by an honor guard of scouts, Mayor Carl Zeidler leaves City Hall to dine at the Dairy Lunch at the State Fair. As always, Zeidler is impeccably dr...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two girls select vegetables at an open air market.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

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