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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The MIlwaukee & St. Paul Railroad elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

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