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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
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...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...
Date: 1889 after
Description: Embossed photograph (platinum print) of Fred Pabst. "Pabst, Frederick (Mar. 28, 1836-Jan. 1, 1904), brewer, business executive, b. Thuringia, Germany. He m...
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Date: 1894 after
Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.
Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...
Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...
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: 1885 ca.
Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.
Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.
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