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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: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1883 

Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

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Exhibit Room

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1924 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Bottle label for Blatz Red Star Ginger Ale. The label features the Blatz logo at the...

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Description: Letterhead of the B.J. Johnson Soap Company, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three Palmolive soap products, including bar soap, a bottle of shampoo, an...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

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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...

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"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...

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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

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Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

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Description: Letterhead of the Columbia Carriage Company of Milwaukee, specialist in buggies and importer of bicycles, with views of buggies and a bicycle, a brick back...

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Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: Interior pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner given by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Interior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

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