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City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukie

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: External view of National Soldiers' Home with cannon in foreground.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Photograph

Law Office

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

Date: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. Stone rubble covers the ground and parts of two stone-frame structures are still standing.

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...

Date: 1870 ca.

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...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

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...

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