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Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
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...
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...
Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.
Date: 1890 before
Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.
Date: 1860 before
Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.
Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.
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: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
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