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Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.
Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.
Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...
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...
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...
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Date: 1891 before
Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from water of boats docked near houses on Jones Island. To the right two flags are strung up flagpoles near a building with a covered porch, perhaps a...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...
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