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    • Street view of corner entrance to Wisconsin Motor Car Company

    • Business -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wisconsin Motor Car Company (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jordan Motor Car Company -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Prospect Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); East Ivanhoe Place (Milwaukee, Wis.); Automobiles -- Wisconsin --...
    • Street view looking northwest across intersection of Prospect Avenue and Ivanhoe Place. Three story brick building, first floor is display showroom. Double entry doors on corner. Automobile parked on street to right. Residences visible at far left.
    • Auto Motor Line Car running on rails

    • Occupations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (Milwaukee, Wis.); Electricians -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • T.M.E.R. & L. Co. auto motor line car operating on railroad tracks. Tall scaffolding built atop car. Man standing on top of scaffolding and one man driving vehicle. Third man standing on side of tracks. Note large bell mounted beneath front foot...
    • Utility crew and rail cars laying electrical line

    • Occupations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Lake Drive (Milwaukee, Wis.); Electricians -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • T.M.E.R. & L. Co. line crew operating on railroad tracks. Tall scaffolding built atop car. Men standing on top of scaffolding. One man on utility car loaded with large spools of wire. Tool car located between motored car and wire car.
    • Bill Schoof car wreck

    • Automobile racing -- 1940-1950; Automobile racing drivers -- 1940-1950; Automobiles -- 1940-1950; Automobiles -- Collision damage
    • This photograph shows racing car number 17, partially hanging off of a brick road. A group of men stand around it. A note on the back indicated this car is owned by Bill Schoof, and was wrecked by driver Frank McGurk in 1946.
    • Gildner Car

    • Automobile racing -- 1920-1930; Automobile racing drivers -- 1920-1930; Automobiles -- 1920-1930
    • A racing car sits in a residential street. On the side of the car "Gildner Bros" and the number 10 are painted. A man sits in the driver's seat.
    • Race car fire

    • Automobile racing -- 1920-1930; Automobile racing drivers -- 1920-1930; Automobiles -- 1920-1930; Men -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Parks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County
    • This photograph shows a group of men gathered around a race car. Smoke is billowing from underneath the hood. The car is identified as being driven by Fred Larsen, of Joliet, Illinois. The fire occurred on the racetrack at Milwaukee State Fair Park.
    • L. G. S. Spring Clutches Special

    • Automobile racing -- 1940-1950; Automobile racing drivers -- 1940-1950; Automobiles -- 1940-1950
    • This photograph shows the owner, crew and driver of the L. G. S. Spring Clutched Special car that competed in the Indianapolis 500 race of 1946. The car finished 15th. Standing behind the car, from left to right are Ted Rostan Jr. (crew member),...
    • Pabst Brewery workers sit in front of company railroad car

    • Breweries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brewing industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Pabst Brewing Company; Brewing industry -- Equipment and supplies; Railroad tracks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Railroad cars -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • Pabst Brewery workers sit in front of company railroad car. Company logo painted on side of railroad car. Example of transportation used in brewing industry.
    • Car with signs at march for Ernie Lacy

    • Demonstrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Police -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • A car is parked outside barricades at a march in protest of the role of police brutality might have had in the death of Ernie Lacy in 1981. The car signs read "Decent citizens support Breier," "Police have rights too not just Criminals." Breier was...
    • Abandoned car by train

    • North Humboldt Boulevard (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Railroad cars -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Snow -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trees -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows an abandoned car, half buried by snow, near N Humboldt Blvd, between W Locust St and W Center St. There is a long line of railroad cars near the abandoned vehicle. One car is painted "Pere Marquette" and the other "Chesapeake...
    • Bullet-shaped car

    • Automobile racing -- 1910-1920; Automobiles -- 1910-1920
    • This photograph shows an early model of racing car. The name "Frank Briscoe" is written on the back. Frank Briscoe was the younger brother of Benjamin Briscoe, and associated with Brush Runabout and Maxwell-Briscoe, two manufactures that merged...
    • Race in Cedarburg

    • Automobile racing -- 1920-1930; Automobile racing drivers -- 1920-1930; Automobiles -- 1920-1930; Harley-Davidson motorcycle
    • This photograph shows a race in Cedarburg. Carl Marchese is identified as driving the car, racing against a man wearing a Harley-Davidson jacket and riding a motorcycle. Carl Marchese was a midget car owner and mechanical specialist, and current...
    • Car No. 10

    • Automobile racing -- 1920-1930; Automobile racing drivers -- 1920-1930; Automobiles -- 1920-1930
    • This photograph shows a white race car with a man sitting in the driver's seat. The car resembles a 1920s era Fronty Ford.
    • WTMJ Radio Old Timers in the car

    • WTMJ (Radio Station : Milwaukee, Wis.); Old Timers (Milwaukee, Wis.); Radio programs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Radio personalities -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Colonel Wilbur, Grandma Keener, Lars Swanson and Lem Wood, characters from the WTMJ radio show The Old Timers pose in and around an old car in a promotional photo for their show set in fictional New Life, Wisconsin. The photo was taken around 1931.
    • WTMJ Radio Old Timers pushing the car

    • WTMJ (Radio Station : Milwaukee, Wis.); Old Timers (Milwaukee, Wis.); Radio programs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Radio personalities -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Colonel Wilbur, Grandma Keener, Lars Swanson and Lem Wood, characters from the WTMJ radio show, The Old Timers, pose in and around an old car in a promotional photo for their show set in fictional New Life, Wisconsin. The photo was taken around...
    • WTMJ Radio Old Timers all in the car

    • WTMJ (Radio Station : Milwaukee, Wis.); Old Timers (Milwaukee, Wis.); Radio programs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Radio personalities -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Colonel Wilbur, Grandma Keener, Lars Swanson and Lem Wood, characters from the WTMJ radio show The Old Timers pose in and around an old car in a promotional photo for their show set in fictional New Life, Wisconsin. The photo was taken around 1931.
    • WTMJ Radio Old Timers under the car

    • WTMJ (Radio Station : Milwaukee, Wis.); Old Timers (Milwaukee, Wis.); Radio programs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Radio personalities -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Colonel Wilbur, Grandma Keener, Lars Swanson and Lem Wood, characters from the WTMJ radio show The Old Timers pose in and around an old car in a promotional photo for their show set in fictional New Life, Wisconsin. The photo was taken around 1931.
    • Assembly Line workers in automobile factory

    • Occupations -- Wisconsin -- Kenosha;Automobile factories -- Wisconsin -- Kenosha; American Motors (Kenosha, Wis.)
    • Assembly line workers assembling car in automobile factory. Work occurring on wheel and underbody assembly. Car engines in lower right on conveyor line. Man and woman supervisors appear at far right.

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