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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...
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: 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...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
Date: 1894 after
Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.
Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...
Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...
Date: 1897 after
Description: A young girl in a coat and hat standing on a scale that is chained to a post.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ann Willms (b. 1881) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress, necklace, earrings and...
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionar...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.
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