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Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Photograph

Keltner Home

Date: 1897-05-25 

Description: Built 1836-37, on the northwest corner of Florida and Greenbush. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph called it the "oldest school under dest...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Bradley & Metcalf building in the 300 block of East Water Street. On the corner first floor is Booth & Maynard's store which was located...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, and some landowner names. Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Includes an ins...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

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