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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

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Description: Letterhead of the Mi Lola Cigar Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a Havana cigar company. On the left is the Mi Lola cigar box label with a woman in profile...

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1945-03-19 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue and yellow label for Chesty Potato Chips featuring a drawing of a young boy we...

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

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Exhibit Room

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the exhibit room in the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1935 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Depicts a man in a suit holding a bottle of beer. Big Boy was produced by the Hanover...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...

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: Letterhead of H.S. Mack & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building, including people walking and driving horse-dr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream City Brewing Co., Extra Stock, Milwaukee, Wis. U.S.A." The label also includes...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of A. Whittemore & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bookseller, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books of various types. In the center is a...

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