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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...

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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: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

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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: 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...

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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: 1935 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Depicts a man in a suit holding a bottle of beer. Big Boy was produced by the Hanover...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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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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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1847 

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

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 Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...

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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: 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: 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: 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...

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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: 1840 ca.

Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.

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