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Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1883 before

Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1889 

Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Ferrotype studio portrait of a musical trio in front of a painted backdrop. One man on the right sits holding a guitar, a man stands in the middle holding...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large building with group of people in front.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

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...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

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