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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There a...

Date: 1889-08 

Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

Childs-Paul House

Date: 1870 

Description: Located at 321 Hanover Street, this house was occupied by George H. Paul as a homestead from 1866 to 1893. The house has an old fashioned hardwood frame,...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, selected buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes to streets,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Ferrotype studio portrait of a musical trio in front of a painted backdrop. One man on the right sits holding a guitar, a man stands in the middle holding...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Photograph

Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

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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