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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Interior view of lobby area with several people sitting in chairs. Manuscript notations on the mount makes much of the fact that it was photographed at ni...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Milwaukee, including St. Clair and Bishop and Potter Avenues. There is an inset for the South Side Wood Working Co.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Photograph

German Market

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Photograph

Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Photograph

Lydia Willms

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lydia Willms (b. 1896). She is resting her hand on a chair, and is wearing a dress, ribbons a...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

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: 1879 

Description: This map shows wards, sections, roads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, and proposed streets. The inside cover includes hand written annotations that r...

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.

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: 1899-05-28 

Description: Syl standing in front of a small pond in Reservoir Park. A large group of people is gathered in the background around a tree.

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