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Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

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: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...

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: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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: 1879-12-20 

Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.

Print

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1894 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman. As remodeled in 1870; copy of photograph taken in 1894. House is in right middle ground, with a yard and trees. A...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...

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