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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...
Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...
Description: Syl playing with other children at reservoir park near a small waterfall. Toy boats are in the pond.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Date: 1870 ca.
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...
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...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...
Description: Elevated view of West Water Street from Grand Avenue of horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, buildings, storefronts and power lines.
Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Four sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor, one of which, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are railroad cars and industrial buildings.
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: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
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: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Aunt Helen and Syl stand on a rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park. A pavilion is visible behind them through the trees.
Date: 1880 before
Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...
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