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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

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: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1893 after

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue showing men and women on the sidewalks and the Hotel Pfister in the background.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.

Map or Atlas

Flowering Plant Table

Date: 1837-07-22 

Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.

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...

Photograph

Daniel Wells

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.

Photograph

Chapel of the Woods

Date: 1898 

Description: View of the Chapel of the Woods located at St. Francis Seminary.

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1877 

Description: Two maps on one page, removed from an atlas. The first map shows Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan counties and townships while the second map...

Photograph

Waukesha Scoot

Date: 1894 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #212, also known as the Waukesha Scoot, at Milwaukee's Union Depot.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...

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