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Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
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, such as...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: Interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden filled with finely dressed people. The Schlitz logo appears in the upper left corner. Located on N. 3rd Street, so...
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.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Description: Victor L. Berger and Frederick Heath in Berger's room on Reed Street near Greenfield Avenue. Victor Berger was a founding member of the Socialist Party of...
Description: Interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Includes a drawing of a waiter carrying a tray of beer glasses. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue...
Date: 1836 ca.
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.
Date: 1896 before
Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
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...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.
Description: Syl playing with other children at reservoir park near a small waterfall. Toy boats are in the pond.
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....
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...
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