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Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background.
To the right in fancy type:
2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Date: 1871-07-13 before
Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...
Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....
Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
Date: 1846-09-21 before
Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...
Date: 1885-06-23 before
Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...
Description: The Republican State Ticket with portraits of each man. In the center is William H. Upham who won the election and was Wisconsin's Governor from 1895 thru...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...
Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...
Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....
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