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Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

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Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Auer & Son, Milwaukee passenger agents for the Red Star Line, with a bearded man in a cap and uniform steering a ship's wheel. The name...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

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...

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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Five O'clock Club Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Company." The label features the silhou...

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Description: Letterhead of the Bunde & Upmeyer Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with two putti setting a ring with a radiating, faceted gemstone. They are hovering amid...

Date: 1918-09-14 before

Description: Menu printed on silk for a dinner for the descendants of Solomon Juneau at Republican House, with a blue, white, and red striped banner with the seal of th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students are seated at desks in a mechanical drawing and workshop mathematics class at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Letterhead of Braumeister, an "independent Milwaukee brewery," with a man in a cap, vest, and tie holding both a bottle and a full glass of beer; a banner...

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: First and last pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

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