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Description: Letterhead of James Sheriffs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Propeller Wheels, Steam Engines, Boilers, Mill Machinery, Iron and Brass Castings,"...

Date: 1852 

Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.

Date: 1918-09-14 before

Description: Menu printed on silk for a dinner for the descendants of Solomon Juneau at Republican House, with a blue, white, and red striped banner with the seal of th...

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: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.


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: 1906-10-27 before

Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

Date: 1941 

Description: Letterhead for the ninety-first Wisconsin State Fair, held August 16-24, with a profile view of a badger set in a banded red semi-circle. Printed in red an...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Bock Beer, Cream City Brewing Company, Milwaukee, Wis. U.S.A." Images on the label i...


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...

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...


Description: Letterhead of Odenbrett & Abler, a "pipe organ manufactory" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an example of an ecclesiastical pipe organ with five crosses alon...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...


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: 1917-10-02 before

Description: Carte du jour Meatless Tuesday menu from the Hotel Wisconsin, with the hotel's logo, a badger standing over the letter "W."

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Bank Note and Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a child writing on a tablet and perching on a banner bearing...

Date: 1847 

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


City Hall

Date: 1895 

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

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