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To Milwaukee on the Christopher Columbus

An all day excursion on a passenger ferry from Chicago to Milwaukee on Lake Michigan and a tour of Milwaukee in the 1920s, produced by Burton Holmes.
Clip #: TFA-86A
Length: 12:51
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: Burton Holmes
State: Wisconsin
City: Milwaukee
Subject: Boats
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
S.S. Christopher Columbus, Milwaukee, excursion boat, all day cruise, great lakes, Lake Michigan, Goodrich Steamship Lines, crowd lines up on dock to buy tickets, passengers board, boat pulls away from dock, Chicago river, lighthouse, captain and mate, man at ships telegraph, radio operator with headphones, telegram, family parties on deck, girls with 1920s hats, flappers, photographer, engine room, engineer, steam engine, pistons, generator, drinking fountain, lifeboats, ship in open water, soda fountain, bartenders, eating lunch on deck, cafeteria, Kestograph, indian artist shows drawing, dancers, dancing, Charleston, couples, dance floor, captain on bridge, tugboat, Milwaukee River, passengers disembark, gangway, bus takes them to Blatz Brewery, drinking beer, standing in line, back to dock, up gangway.

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Clip #

4061_001

Region

North America

Country

United States

State

Wisconsin

City

Milwaukee

Date

1920s

Length

00:12:51

Color

B/W

Sound

Silent

Video format

Digibeta

License

Rights Managed

Keywords

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