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Law Office

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

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...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

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,...

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Photograph

Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Photograph

Syl at Reservoir

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Four sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor, one of which, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are railroad cars and industrial buildings.

Photograph

Frederick Pabst

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Pabst (1836-1904). He is wearing a suit with white tie and a carnation boutonnierre.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1868 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1874 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...

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