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Photograph

Law Office

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Photograph

Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

Date: 1883 

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....

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of a Wisconsin immigration brochure in German.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

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