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Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...
Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...
Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...
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...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, fairgrounds, part of White and Fox Rivers. The map includes illustrations of buildings...
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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.
Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...
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...
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Description: External view of National Soldiers' Home with cannon in foreground.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
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