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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: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

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...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...

Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Date: 1875 

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: 1870 

Description: Cover of a Wisconsin immigration brochure in German.

Date: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Photograph

Pfister House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

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