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Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows landowners in "Milwalky" or present day Milwaukee. Includes "list of property offered to Mr. Walker". The m...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...
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...
Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A catalog of Plants & Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee on the West Side of Lake Michigan,
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, fairgrounds, part of White and Fox Rivers. The map includes illustrations of buildings...
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...
Description: This map shows streets, wards, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. Also included are explanations and an index of points of interest.
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.
Description: This map shows sewers, intercepting sewers, manholes, block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. The right margin reads: "Tot...
Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.
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