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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...
Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.
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...
Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...
Date: 1898-02-22 before
Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...
Date: 1896-07-03 after
Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...
Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....
Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...
Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Four sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor, one of which, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are railroad cars and industrial buildings.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Pabst (1836-1904). He is wearing a suit with white tie and a carnation boutonnierre.
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...
Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.
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, includi...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...
Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.
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: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.
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