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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Photograph

Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson on the Rock River.

Photograph

No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1877 

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

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1887 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Road through Lone Rock.

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

Photograph

Northrop Residence

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the B.B. Northrop residence.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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