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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.

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

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Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

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Description: Billhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "jobbers in hardware, iron & cutlery, bicycles, sporting goods etc.", with a three...

Date: 1917-09-25 before

Description: Two-sided Meatless Tuesday card menu from The Gargoyle, with the crest of the restaurant featuring a profile half-length view of a winged gargoyle in an or...

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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...

Date: 1908-05-29 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu page of the annual dinner of the Wisconsin Society, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), with an American flag whose po...

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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,"...

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Description: Billhead of R. Harper & Son of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Decorators, House & Sign Painters & Dealers in Wallpaper, Window Shades &c &c", with various typeface...

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

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Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Five O'clock Club Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Company." The label features the silhou...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

Date: 1923 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The triangular shaped label for Blatz Malt Syrup is printed in black and red. At the...

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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

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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...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

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