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Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Date: 1908-07-16 

Description: Document outlining the platform of the Prohibition party. The document is decorated with scrollwork and calligraphy.

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Men and women celebrate the end of Prohibition, around a table with bottles of various alcoholic beverages. They hold a sign that says, "In Compliance With...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A cartoon drawing of the statue of liberty with her hands in the air and her torch falling towards the ground. Below her are six men pointing guns at her....

Date: 1884 

Description: Two drawings illustrating a hyperbolic comparison between a society which permits drinking of alcoholic beverages and one that does not.

Date: 1919-01-17 

Description: Governor Emmanuel Philipp ratifying the 18th Amendment which made Prohibition law. From left to right: Executive Messenger, Samuel Banks; Senator George B....

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Beer Is Back

Date: 1933 

Description: Card advertising the return of beer for sale at the end of Prohibition. The card offered free delivery of Blatz Old Heidelberg brew to all parts of Madison...

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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: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

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Newspaper Speakeasy

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Description: A keg of Prohibition Era beer in the darkroom of the "Milwaukee Sentinel" being enjoyed by newspapermen: (left to right) Red Thisted, Eddie Oroth, Guy Hels...

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cross Country, Hop Flavored, Malt Syrup, Made and packed by, Rock Island Brewing Co....

Date: 1920 

Description: The silent film actors Viola Dana and Bert Lytell, wearing costumes for different productions, knock their coffee cups together in a toast that is apparent...

Date: 1931 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Badger Club Special, A special process brew, alcoholic content less than 1/2 of 1% b...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A cartoon created during the 1928 presidential campaign depicting bigotry displayed against Democratic candidate Al Smith. "The Sniper" is depicted as a ma...

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Viking brand, Malt Syrup, distributed by E-C products Co." A large viking ship is pr...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Two men standing in front of two cars, one pointing a handgun at the ground and the other looking at the camera. Each man is holding a bottle, possibly ful...

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

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Corben Christening

Date: 1932-08-12 

Description: RKO motion picture actress Raquel Torres christening the new model airplane manufactured in Madison by Orland Corben. Corben had flown the airplane that br...

Date: 1922 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...

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