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Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Advertisement for the "crown cork" bottle cap showing several of the now familiar crimped top caps, and stressing the cleanliness and sanitary nature of th...

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Description: One-page wine list from the Green Bay Turn Verein, a German gymnastic society, with a background image of a mustachioed male figure holding a flag with an...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Independent Milwaukee brewery featuring an image of a man in a cap, vest, and tie holding both a bottle and a full glass of beer. The des...

Date: 1935-02-14 

Description: Blueprint submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Superior Milk Dealers Association. Features a drawing of the bottle and b...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Blumer's Golden Glow Beer, 'It's the After Glow', Blumer Products Co." The center of...

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Description: Front cover and middle menu pages from Robbie's Yodel Club in the New Glarus Hotel, with a sign featuring the restaurant logo's three figures: one holding...

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Description: Letterhead of the George Walter Brewing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, brewers of Adler Bräu and export beers. On the left is a full-color image of a bott...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1927 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, Pale Dry, Ginger Ale 'Will make your hospitality famous.'" The advertisemen...

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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: 1929 

Description: A combined holiday card and birth announcement with Santa Claus and a stork holding a banner between them that says "Holiday Greetings from the Knowltons i...

Date: 1993-03-23 before

Description: One-page autographed menu for a six-course food and wine-tasting event with Terrance Leighton, with the outline of a wine bottle and a bunch of grapes in i...

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Description: Letterhead of the Adler and Mauer Restaurant of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a blank area in the form of a page "tipped in" to the background, with an array...

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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: 1932-04 ca.

Description: "Here's to Health!," an advertisement for the alcohol-free beer brewed by Schlitz during Prohibition. The advertising touts the product's healthful qualiti...

Date: 1978-10-28 before

Description: Menu from the Jamieson House, with decorative borders featuring putti holding a platter of meat, wine cellar keys, and a basket of wines; decanting wine fr...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

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