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Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwoods addition. There a...
Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.
Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
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...
Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...
Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
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