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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

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...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1893 after

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue showing men and women on the sidewalks and the Hotel Pfister in the background.

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, parks, and selected buildings and includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" as well as a guide to pub...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

Date: 1897 

Description: Studio portrait of Mildred wearing a white silk satin dress with corded bodice, while seated in an ornate wooden chair. Her right foot rests on an upholste...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

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