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Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There a...

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: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date: 1864 

Description: Information about the Toechter Institut in Milwaukee.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Date: 1866 

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

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Wisconsin Chief

Date: 1860-09-19 

Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

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