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Date: 1926-03-09 

Description: A man stands next to two women near the driver's side door of an International Model 94 truck. Another woman is sitting behind the wheel. The truck is par...

Date: 1926-03-09 

Description: A man sits behind the wheel of an International Model 94 truck loaded with bottles of water. The truck is parked in front of the Magnetic Spring Water Com...

Date: 1947-03-05 

Description: Young Adult Club 1st Anniversary dance. Rodney Miller, Joe Ann Higgins, Elaine Roberts, and Tom Maloney are standing at the snack bar at the Community Cent...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Photograph

Three Men Drinking

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Description: A studio portrait of three men sitting and standing around a crate in front of a painted backdrop and drinking. All three men are wearing hats and neckties...

Date: 1945-04-18 

Description: Schlitz display with four bottles of beer displayed as flowers with sign "Summer Time is Schlitz Time".

Poster

Adler Brau Ad

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional poster for Adler Brau showing a can and two bottles of beer on a platter beneath the slogan "Request the best... for Friend & Guest" and above...

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Description: A studio portrait of two men, both wearing hats, seated at a small table, drinking and smoking in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Henry...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man sits in an International truck owned by P.C. Kern. The truck is filled with barrels and bottles of wines and liquors and is parked on a snow-covered...

Photograph

Rita Koecher

Date: 1950-07-07 

Description: "Rita Koecher, wife of Paul Koecher."

Historical Essay

Prohibition Soda Pop

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Case of soda pop bottles shipped by the Kurth Company of Columbus, Wisconsin during prohibition, 1920-1933. (Museum object #1994.77.1)

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Photograph

Brewery Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue, black and silver art deco-style beer label for Milwaukee's First Bottle House b...

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Description: Letterhead of the B.J. Johnson Soap Company, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three Palmolive soap products, including bar soap, a bottle of shampoo, an...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man sits at a table, holding a cigarette in one hand and pouring a bottle of Tivoli pilsner beer into a glass with the other. Original caption reads: "Sp...

Date: 1976-05-01 

Description: Sid describes this imaginative drawing: "The Atwood-Ave Clean Fresh Water Anglers are holding their annual recital on Opening Day, thanks to Doc Fosmark, J...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fisherman is sitting on a bar stool and talking to the bartender, who is smoking a cigarette. The fisherman has taken off his waders which are resting on...

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Description: Advertisement for Blatz Private Stock, a "de-alcoholized" beer brewed in Milwaukee during Prohibition. Depicts a couple picnicking near a lake and mountain...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man carrying milk bottles stands at the doorway to a walk-in cooler at the Eubanks Dairy.

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