Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.
Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
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...
Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.
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...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...
Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...
Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...
Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....
Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...
Description: A large lily pond at Humboldt Park. Children are playing in the background and the roof of a building is in the distance.
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Date: 1876 before
Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
Description: Map of Martineau's Addition in the first ward of Milwaukee as well as buildings and location of adjacent additions with landowners names.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706