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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Photograph

Daniels Wells' Barn

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The original barn at the home of Daniel L. Wells, 78 Prospect Avenue.

Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee looking northeast. City Hall is visible at the left and Lake Michigan can be seen at the upper right.

Book or Pamphlet

A Catalog of Plants & Shells

Date: 1836 

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: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1889-08 

Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...

Date: 1857 

Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...

Date: 1846 

Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.

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...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Wisconsin Street in the 100 block; the Birchard Furniture store on the corner was at 121 and 123 Wisconsin Street. Text on the image re...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1880 

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...

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