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Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label is cut in the shape of a parallelogram. "Wiscona Beer, Herman Bottling Work...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  

Description: Wisconsin Avenue from East Water Street.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

Print

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank Arthur Sillman, Milwaukee accountant.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date:  

Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Photograph

King Kong Car

Date: 1984-10-30 

Description: A five-story tall inflatable gorilla attracted potential buyers to a special sale at the Uptown Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Wauwatosa. Although the pres...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Lincoln State Bank, with a full-length statue of Abraham Lincoln standing, names of the bank officers, and "Capital $100,000".

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

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