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Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

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...

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1899-07 ca.

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: External view of National Soldiers' Home with cannon in foreground.

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

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