Tim McCormick Project Manager (left), Jim Fricke Curatorial Director (right), Tom Wilmer (center) at Harley-Davidson Museum
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1916 U.S. Mail deivery Harley-Davidson motorcycle
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1929 & 1932 Harley-Davidson motorcycles
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1942 U.S.N Shore Patrol Harley-Davidson
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1945 U.S. Army Harley-Davidson
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Latin American Motorcycle Association visits the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee
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Motorcycle enthusiasts around the world come to Harley-davidson Museum
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Jimmy Murphy 1922 Indianapolis 500 winner aboard his Harley-Davidson motorcycle
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Join Jim Fricke, Curatorial Director at the 130,000 square-foot Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as he shares highlights of the legendary motorcycle’s 117-year history.
The first Harley was introduced in 1903. By 1920 Harley-Davidson was the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer with dealers in 67 countries. Discover how the motorcycle’s role in WWI and WWII propelled the legend of the Harley.
Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer.
Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.