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Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a soldier on a horse in a field under the title "Peace and...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.
Description: Syl standing in front of a small pond in Reservoir Park. A large group of people is gathered in the background around a tree.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.
Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
Date: 1894 after
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...
Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.
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