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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Group portrait of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp in front of a log building. One of the men is playing a fiddle or a violin...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Group portrait, perhaps consisting of students and faculty at Hayward Indian School. One man in the back row holds a cello.
Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant wearing boots is carrying a banner that reads, "I ALWAYS WIN." The banner has a face on the left end and is holding up the elephant's tail with...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: The Mandan Indian, Máto-Tópe, adorned with insignia of his war-like deeds.
Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the left, possibly Miss Starr, is standing and is wrapped in a Rac...
Date: 1885 after
Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...
Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...
Description: Portrait of William Krueger holding a book in his lap and holding a pair of eyeglasses. Behind him, a long pipe rests against a table on which sits a box,...
Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).
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