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Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...


"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...


Description: Letterhead of the Frank R. Dengel & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in lighting fixtures and sanitary plumbing. On the left is an illustration of a...


Description: One-page menu from Kalt's Lunch Room at 230 Grand Avenue, with a handwritten menu mimeographed onto paper printed with the restaurant's name in distinctive...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label cut in the shape of a parallelogram submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, Premier-Pabst Corp." T...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

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.


Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.

Date: 1942-09-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Polaris Custom Designed Angora Comforter." Features a five pointed silver colored st...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label for Old Germantown Lager Beer, made by the Germantown Brewing Company. The Label features a barrel of beer, surrounded by flowering plants, probably...


Description: Letterhead of the Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company, with color illustrations of three Roundy's products: a package of coffee, and cans of pineapple and tom...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

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