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Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Horses and wagons congregated at railroad depot.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.
Date: 1898-02-22 before
Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...
Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.
Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn grain binder in a field while another man in work clothes looks on. Two men in dress clothes sit in a buggy in the same fie...
Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites rowing the skiff the "Pilgrim" on the Ohio River.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...
Description: Group of men, with women passengers, poling canoes through a marshy stretch of water on the Brule River-St. Croix River portage between Lake Superior and t...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.
Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...
Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...
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