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Date: 1899-02-22 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...
Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...
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...
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: View across railroad tracks of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #212, also known as the Waukesha Scoot, at Milwaukee's Union Depot.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
Date: 1895 after
Description: Side view of the statue on a plinth with Celtic designs, with his right hand holding a horn resting on his hip. On the right of the statue are trees and a...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: A Christmas tree stand made by Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917), a cigarmaker, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is probably made of cigar boxes.
Written on back...
Description: Souvenir Booklet for the opening night of August 19. Interior view showing part of the stage, floor seating, stairs, and the three levels of balcony seati...
Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...
Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.
Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
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