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Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

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.

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

Date: 1897 

Description: Victor L. Berger and Frederick Heath in Berger's room on Reed Street near Greenfield Avenue. Victor Berger was a founding member of the Socialist Party of...

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.

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...

Date: 1866 

Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1886 

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...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

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