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Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

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Description: Label for Lakefront Extra Special Bitter OCIA certified organic ale. The label shows a cow leaping over a farm field with a barn and silo in the background...

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

Date: 1894 ca.

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

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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: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

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Description: Memohead of the Theatrical Advertising Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a proscenium stage and two people in a box seat turned toward the stage, w...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger Talking Machine Shop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "exclusive dealers in Victrolas, Records, and Supplies," with a center oval medallio...

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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: 1908-02 

Description: Interior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: One-page dinner menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, on a form menu with a roundel illustration of three men raising their tankards in a...

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Description: Letterhead of Pawling & Harnischfeger, a manufacturer of traveling cranes, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a crane with a monorail hoist, and printer's...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.

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: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous". The label is cut in the shape of a pa...

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Description: Letterhead of James Sheriffs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Propeller Wheels, Steam Engines, Boilers, Mill Machinery, Iron and Brass Castings,"...

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Description: Billhead of the Schwaab Stamp & Seal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engraver and manufacturer of seals, stamps, and checks. In the center is a circula...

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