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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
Description: The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course.
Manuscript annotations in red i...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
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: 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.
Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....
Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.
Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.
Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...
Description: Cover of a Wisconsin immigration brochure in German.
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
Date: 1870 before
Description: North of Huron Street Bridge looking toward point near Grand Avenue crossing. A ship with several masts is docked on the river, and several large building...
Description: Located at 321 Hanover Street, this house was occupied by George H. Paul as a homestead from 1866 to 1893. The house has an old fashioned hardwood frame,...
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