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Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

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: 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: 1891 

Description: Map of a proposed subdivision. Map reads: "United States Investment Association SUBDIVISION No. 1 In S.W. 1/4 Sec. 33, Town 8, Range 22 East. Is situated a...

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: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.

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: 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: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Water Street from Grand Avenue of horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, buildings, storefronts and power lines.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

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