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Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
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.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Description: This map shows block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, parks, and selected buildings and includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" as well as a guide to pub...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners names, and selected buildings. The map includes an inset map of Glidden & L...
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lydia Willms (b. 1896). She is resting her hand on a chair, and is wearing a dress, ribbons a...
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...
Date: 1890 before
Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...
Date: 1897 after
Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...
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