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Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.


German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...


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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukie

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...

Date: 1836 

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: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A series of four, ink on tracing cloth maps of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that show the topography, the Milwaukee and Menomonee rivers, and railroad of th...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

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...

Date: 1896 

Description: This map shows streets, wards, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. Also included are explanations and an index of points of interest.

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: 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: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1880 before

Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...

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...

Date: 1889 

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...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.

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