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Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References," or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...

Photograph

Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1856 

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.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from Post Office. Also i...

Date: 1891 

Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

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.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

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