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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1875 

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

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.," "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.," "Plan o...

Photograph

Old Court House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the old Court House with park in front of it.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1899-05-28 

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.

Photograph

Stenographers

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Photograph

Lewis S. Burton

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

Date: 1894 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...

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