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Temperance Rebus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207. Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd in the Fauerbach Brewery tavern at 651 Williamson Street, with men and women drinking and toasting and celebrating the end...

Date: 1942-11-01 

Description: A group of war correspondents enjoy a beverage together at Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They are dressed in uniform. Identified...


Reporters Hangout

Date: 1947-10 

Description: The Press Club Bar in the New York Herald Tribune Building in Paris, France.

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Party following the Frings and Ouellette wedding. The photographer reported "the party is getting raucous".

Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...


Description: Studio portrait of four soldiers lying on the ground by a box that says, "Hard Tack U.S.," playing cards and drinking. They are posing in front of a painte...

Date: 1944 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Louis Schoen's Old Beer Lager, Quality has No Substitute, Brewed and Bottled by the...


Koecher's Bar

Date: 1950-07-07 

Description: "Patrons at Koecher's Bar are L-R, Clyde Bandlow, Gene Greiner, Bea Greiner, Oliver Justman, Dottie Justman, & Rita Koecher."

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1913-11-02 

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking at 2 a.m. in one of two wine rooms at the South Side Kindergarten Hall, 396 Greenbush Street.


Description: Studio portrait of four soldiers kneeling around a box that says, "Hard Tack U.S.," playing cards and drinking. They are posing in front of a painted backd...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people sit at a table and pose near two packs of Pall Mall cigarettes balanced on empty bottles. Empty glasses, peanut shells, and corks fill t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are standing on either side of a man in the middle who is sitting in a cha...


Union Saloon

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Exterior image of the Union Saloon. The saloon was owned by Joseph Krainik. Three men are standing on the entrance steps of the building and two men are st...

Date: 1936 

Description: Holiday card with a man lounging in a easy chair. He is holding a cigarette in a holder in his left hand and a cocktail in his right. He is wearing a smoki...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "$1000 Reward, Pure Malt & Hops, Natural Process, Lager Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Co...


Description: Two unidentified white men, dressed as lumberjacks, sit on a wood log in Van Schaick's studio, drinking, smoking and playing cards, with a saw and an axe n...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

Date: 1932 

Description: Drawing of Frank bartending at The J&L.

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