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Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the amenities aboard the "North American" and "South American".

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Huber Light Four tractor, featuring text reading, "Doing the Impossible." Includes an illustration of a farmer dr...

Date: 1965 

Description: Artistic rendering of the Equitable Building at 401 N. Michigan Avenue. Includes the text "make yours the prestige address in Chicago — the dramatic new Eq...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

Date: 1698 

Description: An illustration of two men looking out at Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls in Jean Louis Hennepin’s A new discovery of a vast country in America (London: M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...

Date: 1916 

Description: Front cover of advertising catalog for the Primrose line of IHC cream separators. Cover features chromolithograph of cows at a drinking trough. In the uppe...

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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: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the rapids on the Mississippi River depicting several steamboats in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Illustririt...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

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Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

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