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The New P.O.: 1901

The New P.O.: 1901

Circa 1901. "The New Post Office, Milwaukee, Wisconsin." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Now known as Milwaukee Federal Building and Courthouse.

Easier times.

I love the little vendor's booth set against the building. No government rules or regulations to keep a man from making a living. There was one in the Ohio town I grew up in the '40s.

[Then as now, street vendors in cities of any size generally had to be licensed. There were numerous ordinances regulating where and how they could conduct their business. - Dave]

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