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Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1877 

Description: Two maps on one page, removed from an atlas. The first map shows Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan counties and townships while the second map...

Photograph

Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Date: 1880 

Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...

Photograph

Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing gloves, and a fur-trimmed cloak over a flower printed and ruffled dress. Grace was the...

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Thermo Therapae building at Fourth and Sycamore Streets. It was also known as Dr. Hanson's Thermo Water Cure.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Wisconsin Street in the 100 block; the Birchard Furniture store on the corner was at 121 and 123 Wisconsin Street. Text on the image re...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

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