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"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: 1923 ca.

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

Date: 1844 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fountain and trees in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) in front of the church.


Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.


Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...


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


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

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.


Evinrude Plant

Date: 1929 

Description: Drawing of an aerial view of the Evinrude Motor Company plant.

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".

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...


Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Water Tower Park showing Milwaukee and the bay.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...


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

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: 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...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1880 

Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.

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