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Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated view across water towards an unidentified man standing on the deck of the steamship "Arrow," owned by Shelton Sturges. It is docked at a pier near...
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...
Description: A twenty-five foot high round silo featured on the farm of F.D. Parish, 4.5 miles southeast of Waupaca. The silo is twenty feet in diameter. Two men are ge...
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Timber railroad trestle over a wooded valley, apparently at the final stage of construction.
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: 1876-07-04 ca.
Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
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