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Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of boarders, all railroad shop workers, sitting on the front porch at Mrs. Armour's boarding house. Left to right are: Bill Salsig, Roy Mart...

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1898 

Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park, where people relax on a park bench. This view looks toward the intersection of Main and Carroll...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the courthouse before remodeling during the spring or summer.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Photograph

Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

Photograph

620 North Frances

Date: 1888 

Description: This late picturesque-style residence was built in 1883 for William and Webster Pond, the former local high school vice-principal. It was occupied from 18...

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Mansions and churches are visible along the road, and Lake Mendota and Picnic...

Photograph

Phillips' Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Uncle Billy Johnson home at Governor Phillip's house, about six miles north of Prairie du Sac near highway 12. Portion of house, rock formation in back...

Photograph

Lyon-Simmons House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Lyon-Simmons house, 1013 Lake Avenue, the early home of William P. Lyon, now owned by J.B. Simmons, who remodeled it.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.

Photograph

Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Governor James Duane Doty's home with two children standing in front. The Doty home was the first brick house in Wisconsin. The materials were tra...

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