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Description: This series of 17 maps show boundaries and changes in city limits from 1846 to 1965. The base of all of the maps are the same, Milwaukee and suburbs. All m...
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 12 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, railroad lines, the Kinnickinnic River, and Lake Michigan.
Description: This map shows the route of the Milwaukee Road, roads, foot trails, resorts, and ranger stations. The map includes text, illustrations, a railroad fare tab...
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course.
Manuscript annotations in red i...
Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: This map shows street car lines, bus routes, railroads, proposed city boundary lines, wards, public schools, blocks & house numbers, Lake Michigan, one mil...
Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References", or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...
Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...
Date: 1800 after
Description: Map of additions to Milwaukee. Several of the additions are outlined in colors and many streets, waterways, and some landmarks are labelled.
Description: This map shows the land parcels, streets, and parks near the harbor. It includes a wind chart and 7 cross sections of borings/probings and docks. It also...
Description: This series of 11 maps plus an index show the rivers as well as riverside buildings, landownership, and streets.
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.
Date: 1933-12-11 ca.
Description: This map shows residence, business, commercial, and industrial districts as well as streets, points of interest, and Lake Michigan.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. The map includes an inset map of Glidden & L...
Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 3 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, and railroad tracks.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...
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