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Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

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Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

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Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: An interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden, which was located on North 3rd Street, south of West Wisconsin Avenue. This image includes a drawing of a wait...

Date: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

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Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

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John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

Date: 1880 

Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.

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...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, fairgrounds, part of White and Fox Rivers. The map includes illustrations of buildings...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1899-05-14 

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: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

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Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

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