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Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Photograph

Postmen

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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,...

Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

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: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...

Date: 1894 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

Date: 1899-02-22 ca.

Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

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