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The National League beats the American League in 1955 All-Star Baseball Game on Stan Musial's home run

Newsreel clip on baseball's 1955 All-Star Game in Milwaukee, hosting the game for the first time since the Braves moved there two years earlier. American League manager Al Lopez and National League manager Leo Durocher chat before the game. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick watches from stands. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts starts game for the National League, throws wild pitch to allow first run. In the second inning, Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees hits a long home run to score himself, Nellie Fox of the Chicago White Sox and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, giving AL a 4-0 lead. But National League rallies in the eighth inning to tie the game. In extra innings, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a sudden-death home run to right field to give the National League the victory. Musial rounds the bases and is congratulated at home plate by happy teammates, including Willie Mays (#24)

Date: 1955, July 12
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A polar bear introduces her eleventh cub to the public at the Washington Park Zoo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Patsy, a polar bear, and her eleventh cub are viewed by zoo visitors, and play in the outdoor exhibit at the Washington Park Zoo (later renamed the Milwaukee County Zoo) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Note: Sultana was a famous polar bear at the Washington Park Zoo who had 11 cubs after introduction to the zoo in 1912. Some viewers have suggested that this bear is Sultana with one of her cubs. However, the March 12 1934 Universal Newsreels original documentation released to theaters with this newsreel reads specifically: "Milwaukee, Wis. -- Patsy, queen of the Arctic bruins at the Washington Park Zoo, introduces her eleventh child to the public."

Date: 1934, March 12
Duration: 1 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Strike breaks out at the Allis Chalmers factory and the CIO workers protest during strikes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Strike at the Allis Chalmers factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The United Auto Workers (UAW), a labor union-Congress of industrial Organizations(CIO) workers carry flags of America and of CIO as they move in huge crowd. Views of the Allis Chalmers plant and smoke comes out of the smoke stack. The crowd advances and a car being driven amidst the crowd. Horse driven carriage carry people. Governor of Wisconsin Julius Peter Heil walks from the crowd. He calls for help and closes the plant. Rear of a car having a spoiled glass from paint being thrown on it. Police force controls the crowd. Police sprays water on the protesting workers from fire hoses . Crowd runs all around the area. Tear gas is used to break up the crowd. A damaged police vehicle. Worker throw stones at the vehicles. (World War II period).

Date: 1941, April 3
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Milwaukee welcomes major league baseball to the city, 1953

Newsreel clip on the Braves, Milwaukee's first Major League Baseball team, arriving in town for the first time. Girls in theme sweaters hold theme bags to welcome the team. Club owner Lou Perini and Mayor Frank Zeidler wait for the team's arrival. Men lay out a red carpet for the team. Men, women, and children wait to receive and welcome the players. The team arrives at the Union Station. Team manager Charlie Grimm and the players get off the train. A large crowd gathered to witness the event. Players in convertibles ride through city streets crammed with tens of thousands of people. Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Braves Drive for the day) flanked by people on either side. Players, in civilian clothes, wave to the crowds. (Note: the Braves had just moved from Boston. They would stay in Milwaukee only 13 years before moving to Atlanta.)

Date: 1953, April 9
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wendell Willkie salutes and people carry hot air balloons of various shapes during a parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

A parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. U.S. soldiers march. The Republican Party nominee of the 1940 Presidential elections Wendell Lewis Willkie salutes. People on bicycles and cars in the parade. People dressed in different costumes. They carry hot air balloons shaped as different animals. A hot air balloon shaped in the form of a train. (World War II period).

Date: 1944, March 30
Duration: 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Union workers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin revolt in recognition of their union's demands.

Hundreds of union workers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin revolt in recognition of their union's demands. Workers walk out of the job crippling the surface transportation. Police interfere to maintain law and order.

Date: 1934, July 2
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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