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Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...
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: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...
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...
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Description: Map of home and land, with the roads, lakes, railroad, and buildings.
Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ethelinda Marie (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) in her wedding gown. She was married in Milwau...
Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...
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: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: The view of Whitefish Bay
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...
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