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Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.
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: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Description: Plan no. 3. Scale 2000 feet to one inch.
Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...
Description: Map of Martineau's Addition in the first ward of Milwaukee as well as buildings and location of adjacent additions with landowners names.
Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. The fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murrays addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by surveyor and by "John T. Perkins, by his attorney I.A. Lapham." Inscribed and signed certification...
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: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elizabeth S. Jaques Upham (1815-1883), wife of Don A.J. Upham, Milwaukee Lawyer. The portrait is a three-fourths figure, hea...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...
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