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Excavating a Mound

Date: 1899-06-25 

Description: A group of children and adults excavating an oval mound in the Teller Group.

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1863-11 

Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.

Date: 1886-09-21 

Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Date: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking south from the corner of East Water Street.

Date: 1883 before

Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...

Date: 1838 

Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...

Date: 1898 

Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.

Date: 1858-06 

Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...

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...

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...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

Date: 1835 

Description: Plat map of Milwaukee. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Certifications on back side signed by several early settlers, as well as a justice of the peace...

Date: 1884-07-21 

Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.

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