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Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

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...

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 Christian Schroeder & Sons, a real estate, loan, and insurance agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a residence, two m...

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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: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

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:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

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...

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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: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

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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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...

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:  date unknown

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

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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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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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