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Date: 1881 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ethelinda Marie (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) in her wedding gown. She was married in Milwau...

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: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date: 1868 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of twins Emma (1893-1974) and Marge (1893-1973) Willms of Milwaukee, Wisconsin standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are weari...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Photograph

German Market

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: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: External view of National Soldiers' Home with cannon in foreground.

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.

Photograph

Richard Caddell

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...

Date: 1850-05-21 

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elizabeth S. Jaques Upham (1815-1883), wife of Don A.J. Upham, Milwaukee Lawyer. The portrait is a three-fourths figure, hea...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...

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