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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...


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: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1934-04-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration by the M Carpenter Baking Co. The label is in red and blue, and is for cracked wheat b...

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...


Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.


"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...

Date: 1919-04-21 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and back cover of program ("Conferring the Service Stripes") for a dinner at the Medford Hotel, with a deep rose hand-colored border wit...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...


Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...


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

Date: 1970 

Description: Unfolded, tri-fold, Milwaukee Brewers pocket schedule with Owgust, the "barrel man" logo, Pabst Beer ad, and County Stadium seating chart.


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

Date:  ca.

Description: M. Keenan & Company, flour and feed mill. Small print of mill on the water front. River is behind the building with a steamboat and a ship. A tall smoke...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

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...

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