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Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Date: 1942 

Description: This map shows the route of the Milwaukee Road, roads, foot trails, resorts, and ranger stations. The map includes text, illustrations, a railroad fare tab...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows the land parcels, streets, and parks near the harbor. It includes a wind chart and 7 cross sections of borings/probings and docks. It also...

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1927 

Description: Color map, hand-drawn with comic figures engaged in various activities throughout map. Bordered by the river on the left and Lake Michigan on the right, in...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and colored map of the Milwaukee Township, showing how lands were used, included are parks, cemeteries, private grounds, and speculative land....

Map or Atlas


Date: 1854 

Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References," or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...

Date: 1877 

Description: Two maps on one page, removed from an atlas. The first map shows Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan counties and townships while the second map...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 9 in a series of 12. The map shows streets and railroad lines.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date: 1976 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Contains labeled points of interest below the map describing the buildings and streets. Caption below the map reads: "CITIES ON STONE...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows highways, roads, a proposed annexation, street car lines, bus routes, local motor bus lines, a new high speed interurban, railroads, a propo...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...

Date: 1965-03-09 

Description: Aerial view and illustration of projected projects including interstates and interchanges in downtown Milwaukee for the 1970's.

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