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Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. Stone rubble covers the ground and parts of two stone-frame structures are still standing.

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1894 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman. As remodeled in 1870; copy of photograph taken in 1894. House is in right middle ground, with a yard and trees. A...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

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...

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: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1889-08 

Description: Formal outdoor group portrait of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. They are posing while lined up on the front steps of the Milwaukee Armory building...

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

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...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Date: 1877 

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

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

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