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Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.
Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.
Description: Cover of a Wisconsin immigration brochure in German.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...
Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.
Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...
Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
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...
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...
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