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Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Pencil on tracing paper. Rough sketch of Milwaukee. Left top corner reads: "From Map of northern part of Illinois and the surveyed part of Wisconsin Territ...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

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: 1886-05-04 

Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

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