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Photograph

First Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Ward School.

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Photograph

Fancy Dress Party

Date: 1887-08-19 

Description: Cabinet card of a group portrait of four men in front of a painted backdrop. Two are dressed in male formal attire, with top hats. The other men are dresse...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A small group of children sits on the front stairs of a high school.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James T. Elliott residence, southeast corner of Lake Avenue and 7th Street.

Date: 1887 

Description: Lillie Langtry is in character as the adventuress Lena Despard from the play "As in a Looking-Glass." In this full-length portrait, she is seated, facing...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.

Date: 1883 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of a header with the text "The Light Binder." The drawing was used for an 1883 advertising catalog.

Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1884 

Description: Studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was single in Mason City, Iowa. She was first a teacher and then became Superintendent of Schools ther...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Beloit College Chapel with congregation posed outside.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Photograph

George B. Merrick

Date: 1887 

Description: Photographic calling card of George B. Merrick, Company A, 30th Wisconsin Infantry. Includes an embossed image of a Civil War medal on the left, with a fla...

Photograph

Assembly Chamber

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the Veterans of Company I, 29th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at a Grand Army of the Republic reunion. Center group, standing, fr...

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