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Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

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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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...

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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...

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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: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Front and back covers of the "Informal Farewell Dinner Tendered to Mr. Wilmer Sieg upon the occasion of his departure from Milwaukee to take up his residen...

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...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

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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 Seifert and Lawton, power press lithographers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a woman dressed in robes reclining on a chaise longue,...

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Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

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...

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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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...

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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Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date: 1914-10-08 before

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

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