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Date: 1860 after
Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The Lyon-Simmons house, 1013 Lake Avenue, the early home of William P. Lyon, now owned by J.B. Simmons, who remodeled it.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Harriet Wood Wheeler, wife of Leonard Hemenway Wheeler, at the age of 74.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Posed group studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Cuneen and her five daughters. From left to right: Mamie, Nora, Katie, Annie, and Daisy....
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of April features a man and a woman standing outdoors, each is playing a violin. May features a man using a hor...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: View of a church interior looking up the aisle between the pews and towards the altar. An acoustical hood or sounding board is over the pulpit, and the alt...
Description: Stereoview of the old Post Office that was located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.
Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.
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,
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family of eleven in the yard and on the porch, including an elderly woman holding a baby. The house is Greek Revival with a small porch and small windows...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Caw-taa-waa-be-ta, or Snagle'd Tooth, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prari...
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: McCormick Self-Delivery [self-rake] reaper parked in front of some wooden buildings. The reaper was likely the model displayed by Cyrus McCormick at the Lo...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A family group of eleven sits around a table with a pitcher and books before the farm house of Knud Gjesma.
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