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Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, selected buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes to streets,...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.
Date: 1881 after
Description: Stereograph. Memorial Hall and Post Office. The hall was dedicated on March 16, 1882. Capable of seating an audience of 500-600 for performances, the buil...
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Description: Souvenir Booklet for the opening night of August 19. Interior view showing part of the stage, floor seating, stairs, and the three levels of balcony seati...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
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...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...
Description: Plan no. 3. Scale 2000 feet to one inch.
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...
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