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Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1894 

Description: The Republican State Ticket with portraits of each man. In the center is William H. Upham who won the election and was Wisconsin's Governor from 1895 thru...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the machinist and tool making shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page typewritten form menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, with a roundel illustration of three men raisin...


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,...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

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...


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...


Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

Date: 1945-03-19 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue and yellow label for Chesty Potato Chips featuring a drawing of a young boy we...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.


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: 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...


Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...


Description: Letterhead of the Royal Order of Jesters, Milwaukee Court 101, with a jester slapping his knee on the left, and a baby on the right wearing a crown and sit...

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...

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