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Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This maps has an index of depots, hotels, prominent institutions and buildings, churches, and places of amusement. The map was removed from an unidentified...

Photograph

Daniels Wells' Barn

Date: 1888 ca.

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

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

Date: 1880-06-10 

Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...

Photograph

St. Gall's Church

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...

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, parks, and selected buildings and includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" as well as a guide to pub...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1838 

Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

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: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

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: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

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: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1870 

Description: The State Fair grounds.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

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...

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