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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

Date: 1872 

Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

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...

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Description: One-page menu for Chalet on the Lake, with a colored pen-and-ink still life of a vase of flowers and greenery on a table set with bottles of wine, wine gla...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

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Description: Memohead of the Green Bay Transportation Company, with a center image of a steamer traveling on the water and a life preserver on one side printed with the...

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Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

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...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

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Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Hart's Steam Boat Line of Green Bay, Wisconsin, with a steam boat named after the proprietor, C.W. Moore, with a flag bearing the same name....

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

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Description: Engraving of a wooden shack on a Lake Michigan beach surrounded by rowboats, a campfire, and a wooded bluff. Two men stand on the beach near the water.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

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Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

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Description: Letterhead of the Oshkosh Packing & Provision Company, a meat packer and preserver, with an illustration of the company buildings on the waterfront, with w...

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

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