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Date: 1895-06-08 before
Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...
Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...
Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...
Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.
Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
Date: 1891 before
Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.
Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.
Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...
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...
Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.
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