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Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1894 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1980-12 

Description: A large shadow from a cement wall is cast over the parking lot to Clark Gas Station at 2422 West Capitol Drive. A billboard for Coronet VSQ Brandy is mount...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The man in the goggles on the right is Teddy Tetzlaff possibly at the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The other men are unidentified. In the background is the grands...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Commander Beer, Milwaukee, Brewed and Bottled by Capitol Brewing company of Milwauke...

Date: 1937-04-11 

Description: 1030 N. Third Street, seen from State Street Bridge. Signs for the building are on the top floor. More billboards can be seen on buildings in the backgroun...

Photograph

J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display of beekeeping equipment from A.I. Root Company from Medina, Ohio.

Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a soldier on a horse in a field under the title "Peace and...

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. In the center of the label, cut in the shape of a parallelogram, is a blue banner wit...

Date: 1957-11-14 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

Photograph

Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1950-08-26 

Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1935-01 before

Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.

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