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Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1886 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: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Date: 1887 

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...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Reproduction of an oil painting at the Blatz Brewing Company depicting a happy barmaid holding overflowing steins of beer as she dances atop a barrel of Bl...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet for the opening night of August 19. Interior view showing part of the stage, floor seating, stairs, and the three levels of balcony seati...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Photograph

Excavating a Mound

Date: 1899-06-25 

Description: A group of children and adults excavating an oval mound in the Teller Group.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Ferrotype studio portrait of a musical trio in front of a painted backdrop. One man on the right sits holding a guitar, a man stands in the middle holding...

Date: 1895 after

Description: Side view of the statue on a plinth with Celtic designs, with his right hand holding a horn resting on his hip. On the right of the statue are trees and a...

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...

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