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Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Magazine or Periodical

Pneumatic Masthead

Date: 1896 

Description: Masthead of the bicycling journal Pneumatic.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1897 

Description: Front cover, and two inside pages of a small pamphlet with text and illustrations in blue ink. The front has a small illustration of a man wearing a top ha...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," H√∂lzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

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