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Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: Aunt Helen and Syl stand on a rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park. A pavilion is visible behind them through the trees.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Exterior view of building with horse and carriage in foreground. Holzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster in this Jewish Synagogue.
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: 1894 ca.
Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Group portrait of postmen.
Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...
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.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...
Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.
Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...
Description: Full-length portrait of twins Emma (1893-1974) and Marge (1893-1973) Willms of Milwaukee, Wisconsin standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are weari...
Date: 1897 after
Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...
Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....
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