1 2 3

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...

Date: 1948 

Description: A reddish Wisconsin America's Dairyland themed stamp design.

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".


Description: Design in green for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring evergreen trees, and an agriculture and industry theme.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...


Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.


Irving School

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: An architectural rendering of Irving School.


Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a dairy and agriculture theme.


Description: Design in brown for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp.

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...

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...


Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with a "America's Dairyland" theme.

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...


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...

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: