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Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

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: 1891 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet for the opening night of August 19. Interior view showing part of the stage, floor seating, stairs, and the three levels of balcony seati...

Date: 1833 

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1889-08-28 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

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.

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