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Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Large building with group of people in front.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
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 group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...
Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.
Date: 1894 after
Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.
Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Milwaukee, including St. Clair and Bishop and Potter Avenues. There is an inset for the South Side Wood Working Co.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
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...
Description: The ten members of the Drum Corps of the Milwaukee Turners posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are dressed in band uniforms with hats and are holdin...
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