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Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.


Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

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


Union Depot

Date: 1885 

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...

Date: 1846 

Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".


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: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

Date: 1892 

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...


Chapel of the Woods

Date: 1898 

Description: View of the Chapel of the Woods located at St. Francis Seminary.


Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1880 

Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.


Women and Children

Date: 1897 after

Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from Post Office. Also i...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

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