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Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Quadrangle

Date: 1906 

Description: Polyconic projection. Map made from surveys without spirit level control. Henry Gannett, Chief Topographer. Topography by Van H. Manning and Nat. Tyler, Jr...

Date: 1902-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County. On the cover is an oval tipped-in portrait of club president...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...

Photograph

Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date: 1907 

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frederick Layton in late middle age. He is holding a cane in one hand and a hat in the other. He die...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hand-colored view of the interior of the bar room in the Schlitz Hotel.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance. A man is...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: House with several trees, and a horse and cart on the road in front. Located on Pierce Street near the Falk Brewery. It is Unknown whether or not "Pioneer...

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