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"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

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Description: Logo of the Milwaukee Malting Company from a memohead printed by the Wisconsin Bank Note Company, Milwaukee, with a golden sun emerging from grey clouds, a...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, art lithographers, with a flying winged female figure in flowing robes, holding an artist'...

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Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1940-06-12 

Description: Design submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of an ice cream cone with the design of a heart and the wor...

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Description: Billhead of the Romadka Brothers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of and dealers in trunks and traveling bags. A trunk is displayed with rein...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

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...

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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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Description: Billhead of the E.H. Daniels & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealers in hardware and stoves, with a three-quarter view of the storefront, and horse-draw...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label for Old Germantown Lager Beer, made by the Germantown Brewing Company. The Label features a barrel of beer, surrounded by flowering plants, probably...

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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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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

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