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Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionar...

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: 1854 

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

Photograph

Lemuel Hull House

Date: 1887 

Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a soldier on a horse in a field under the title "Peace and...

Date: 1898 

Description: The ten members of the Drum Corps of the Milwaukee Turners posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are dressed in band uniforms with hats and are holdin...

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1897 after

Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...

Date: 1891 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: 1891 

Description: Map of a proposed subdivision. Map reads: "United States Investment Association SUBDIVISION No. 1 In S.W. 1/4 Sec. 33, Town 8, Range 22 East. Is situated a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from water of boats docked near houses on Jones Island. To the right two flags are strung up flagpoles near a building with a covered porch, perhaps a...

Date: 1854-04 

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...

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