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Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...
Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, such as...
Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a soldier on a horse in a field under the title "Peace and...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....
Description: Made from U.S. Surveys and from minutes furnished by Jos. S. Buck and Dr. C. Chase. Scale 20 CHs to an inch.
Date: 1894 after
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: 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: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Description: First building of the 27th Street plant.
Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...
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...
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