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Description: A group of Civil War veterans and their families pose in front of the Milwaukee armory building at the reunion of The Iron Brigade.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...
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: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.
Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...
Description: Built 1836-37, on the northwest corner of Florida and Greenbush. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph called it the "oldest school under dest...
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...
Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
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.
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
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