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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

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...

Print

"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

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...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

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...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1893 after

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue showing men and women on the sidewalks and the Hotel Pfister in the background.

Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Photograph

Pio Nono College

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

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...

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