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Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

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...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map of home and land, with the roads, lakes, railroad, and buildings.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1880 before

Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Date: 1891 

Description: Map of a proposed subdivision. Map reads: "United States Investment Association SUBDIVISION No. 1 In S.W. 1/4 Sec. 33, Town 8, Range 22 East. Is situated a...

Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1895 before

Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.

Date: 1887-09 

Description: A group of Civil War veterans and their families pose in front of the Milwaukee armory building at the reunion of The Iron Brigade.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

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