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Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moodys Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...
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.
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
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: 1870 before
Description: North of Huron Street Bridge looking toward point near Grand Avenue crossing. A ship with several masts is docked on the river, and several large building...
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: 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: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.
Date: 1899-02-22 ca.
Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.
Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...
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...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...
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