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Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...
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,...
Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...
Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.
Description: Syl playing with other children at reservoir park near a small waterfall. Toy boats are in the pond.
Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...
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...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Built 1836-37, on the northwest corner of Florida and Greenbush. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph called it the "oldest school under dest...
Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Date: 1887 before
Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.
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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