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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...



Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...


Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.


Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...


City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...

Date: 1876 before

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

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: A large lily pond at Humboldt Park. Children are playing in the background and the roof of a building is in the distance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1891 

Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...

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