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Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.
Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...
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: 1894 after
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.
Date: 1856-09-08 ca.
Description: A watercolor painting of the cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.
Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...
Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...
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...
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Document recording the case and ruling in favor of Samuel Boynton in the case brought by Clarissa Wood regarding the sale of the Eagle diamond.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...
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