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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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Print

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...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Photograph

"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: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

Date: 1898 

Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

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: 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...

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1874 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...

Date: 1886-05-04 

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...

Drawing

Whitefish Bay

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The view of Whitefish Bay

Photograph

Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

Photograph

Pio Nono College

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

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