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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....
Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.
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...
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...
Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...
Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.
Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...
Description: A large sailing ship docked in Milwaukee Harbor.
Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...
Description: Syl playing with other children at reservoir park near a small waterfall. Toy boats are in the pond.
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....
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 &...
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
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