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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1872 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Four sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor, one of which, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are railroad cars and industrial buildings.

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: 1870 

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Photograph

Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1880 before

Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References", or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...

Photograph

Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...

Photograph

Ann Willms

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ann Willms (b. 1881) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress, necklace, earrings and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...

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