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Arthur MacArthur, Jr.

Date: 1865
Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.
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Mathilde Anneke

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Description: Photograph from a drawing of a portrait of Mathilde Anneke. Script below the portrait reads "about 25-years-old."
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Newhall House

Date: 1880
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
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Unidentified Woman

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Description: Formal studio photograph of a woman standing next to a chair.
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Milwaukee Grain Elevator

Date: 1870
Description: The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
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Edward Salomon

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Description: Portrait of Edward Salomon, on the back of which is autographed, "To Dr. C.B. Chapman in kind remembrance. Edward Salomon".
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Townsend House Boat House

Date: 1860
Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.
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Townsend House

Date: 1860
Description: Stereograph of Townsend House. Image includes people sitting on porch, grounds, boat dock.
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Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870
Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.
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Professor Davenport Fisher, Chemist

Date: 1870
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...
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George W. Perrine, M.D.

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George W. Perrine (1816-1872), Milwaukee-based medical doctor. Spent the early part of his medical career in New York...
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Wisconsin State Map, Carte-de-Visite

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Description: Carte-de-visite map of Wisconsin. Broken down into a grid, and includes some topography and Lake Michigan. The letters "M.C." have been written on top of t...
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Axtell House

Date: 1869
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
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Chapman Dry Goods Store

Date: 1870
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 imag...
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Chapman's Dry Goods Emporium

Date: 1870
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....
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City Hall

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...
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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...
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Lake Michigan Shoreline

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.
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Birchard Furniture Store

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph view of Wisconsin Street in the 100 block; the Birchard Furniture store on the corner was at 121 and 123 Wisconsin Street. Text on the image re...
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Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

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