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Diver and Crew

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men on pilings pose with man in a diving suit in preparation for a dive. Onlookers are standing above on a bridge in the background.

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two railroad cars appear to collide, billowing with smoke.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Large crowd of passengers on the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus".

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Ford truck, the truck body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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Harley-Davidson

Date: 1912 

Description: Man in car loaded with milk cans looks at man on Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1940 

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. View from atop a building of a large building located in the center, next to a smokestack. In the foreground is part of a round...

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...

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Automobile Accident

Date: 1979-04-03 

Description: Emergency workers assist the passenger injured in an accident at North Sherman Boulevard and W. North Avenue. The automobile, which was driven by a ninete...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...

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Description: The original shop in the Davidson family backyard where the first Harley-Davidson motorcycles were assembled. There is snow on the ground.

Date:  ca.

Description: M. Keenan & Company, flour and feed mill. Small print of mill on the water front. River is behind the building with a steamboat and a ship. A tall smoke...

Date: 1917-06-30 

Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....

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27th Street Viaduct

Date: 1910-09-01 ca.

Description: 27th Street viaduct looking north, Menomonee Valley area, with gas holders of the Milwaukee Gas Light Co. in the background. Pedestrians and wagons can be...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

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