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Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
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....
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...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
Date: 1871 before
Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.
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...
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: 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: 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...
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
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