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Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Elevated view of west side of Basilica, with the apse on the left.

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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International C-50 truck. Features a photograph of men unloading cases of beer from a C-50 truck owned by Miller Br...

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Date: 1907 

Description: Engraving of an aerial view showing the Pabst Brewery plant. The streets around the plant are busy with horse-drawn vehicles and street cars.

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

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Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

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Description: Memohead of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Gettelman name in a banner, the rest of the company name in a scroll-edged p...

Date: 1902-03-04 before

Description: Souvenir menu from the banquet in honor of H.R.H. Prince Henry of Prussia given by the citizens of Milwaukee at the Hotel Pfister. On the cover is a waterc...

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Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

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City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous". The label is cut in the shape of a pa...

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Description: Letterhead of the O.R. Pieper Company, with a left-hand side bar with color illustrations of "Bright-Spot" brand canned foods: various fruits and vegetable...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

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