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Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
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: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...
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: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
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