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    • Remember When...pickets overturned a patrol wagon?

    • Remember When...pickets overturned a patrol wagon?

    • Geuder, Paeschke & Frey Co.; Fifteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); St. Paul Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Tin industry -- Strikes and lockouts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Police -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Riots -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Police vehicles

    • This overturned police patrol wagon was just one result of the clash of pickets and police at the Geuder, Paeschke & Frey plant at N. 15th St. and W. St. Paul Ave., on Sept. 6, 1934. Its three occupants (two policemen and a picket) were bruised...
    • Remember When...the Safety building was going up?

    • Remember When...the Safety building was going up?

    • Safety Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County; Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Ninth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); State Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bentley Company...

    • The building originated in a movement for a new police station during the first decade of the century. After prize competition, the city selected Albert Randolph Ross as the architect. When the idea of a joint city-county building to house law...
    • Remember When...police directed traffic at busy intersections like this?

    • Remember When...police directed traffic at busy intersections like this?

    • Fond du Lac Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Thirty-Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Burleigh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sonny's Sandwich Shop (Milwaukee, Wis.); Police -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Traffic police -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Beer...

    • Cars streamed in all directions, and the policeman directing traffic was right in the middle of it. This photograph of the intersection of Fond du Lac Ave. and 35th and Burleigh Streets was taken about 1950. Sonny's Sandwich Shop (white building...
    • Remember When...Wisconsin av. had cedar wood blocks?

    • Remember When...Wisconsin av. had cedar wood blocks?

    • Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Street-railroads -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Police communication systems -- Wisconsin --...

    • Ladies stepped carefully when crossing streets intersecting Wisconsin av. to avoid twisting their ankles. Eight inch cedar wood blocks, on a two inch wood plank base, had replaced six inch blocks in 1890. These, in turn, were replaced with two...
    • Remember When...27th and Wisconsin was 'out in the country'?

    • Remember When...27th and Wisconsin was 'out in the country'?

    • Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Twenty-seventh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Police communication systems -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Things sure were different then as far as traffic was concerned. Pedestrians were more in danger of being bumped by a bicycle or horse than an automobile. This picture from the local history room of the public library was taken in 1914 when W....
    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Oneida Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jefferson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "The city directory is Milwaukee's catalog," its ads used to proclaim, and certainly their listings are still a big help in pinpointing what's where in Milwaukee, especially in old photographs like this one. E. Wells St. was called Oneida St. when...
    • Remember When...6th and Wisconsin looked like this?

    • Remember When...6th and Wisconsin looked like this?

    • Sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Palace Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Strand Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Police -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Boston...

    • One of Milwaukee's present landmarks, the Schroeder hotel, had not yet been built when this picture was taken in 1922. The hotel didn't make the city directory until 1927. The Wisconsin theater (note the vacant lot on the left) materialized two...
    • Remember When...a gasoline deliveryman had to sell his product first?

    • Remember When...a gasoline deliveryman had to sell his product first?

    • Seventeenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Vliet Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Schoenecker, Frank G.; Service stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Gasoline industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trucks; Kissel Motor Car Company

    • Back in 1919, when Frank G. Schoenecker first got his job working for Standard Oil, he received a brand new Kissel truck, made in Hartford, to drive on his rounds. Back then, his job was as "tank truck salesman." He sold the company's Red Crown...
    • Remember When...the Municipal Court was in City Hall?

    • Remember When...the Municipal Court was in City Hall?

    • City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Municipal Court (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Municipal courts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Courts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This classic looking courtroom was none other than the Milwaukee Municipal Court, located then in City Hall. The photo was taken in January, 1897, when the honorable Emil Walber was the judge. Milwaukee's Municipal Court was created in 1859. It...
    • Remember When...Johnston hospital was open?

    • Remember When...Johnston hospital was open?

    • Johnston Emergency Hospital (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hospitals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sycamore Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Michigan Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • When Johnston emergency hospital was organized in May, 1888, by members of the Bartlett Clinical club, the old central police station, located on Broadway just north of Mason st. was its first quarters. Although at first glance it appeared...
    • Remember When...long skirts dusted Wisconsin Ave.?

    • Remember When...long skirts dusted Wisconsin Ave.?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fashion; Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; G. M. Barrett (Firm); George M. Barrett (Firm)

    • The fashion of the day was long skirts, narrow waists and wide brimmed hats for the ladies when this picture was taken in about 1909. Even then, 5th and Wisconsin was a wind swept corner, where coattails blew and men chased hats down the street. ...

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