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Date: 1876 

Description: Map of home and land, with the roads, lakes, railroad, and buildings.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.


Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...


Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

Date: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.


Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Thermo Therapae building at Fourth and Sycamore Streets. It was also known as Dr. Hanson's Thermo Water Cure.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

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