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Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

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Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

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Description: Letterhead of Plankinton House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the street, including people on foot, on hors...

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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: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Date: 1854 

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

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

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Description: One-page menu from Kalt's Lunch Room at 230 Grand Avenue, with a handwritten menu mimeographed onto paper printed with the restaurant's name in distinctive...

Date: 1912-06-29 before

Description: Interior pages of the farewell dinner menu given to Mr. Wilmer Sieg on the occasion of his move from Milwaukee to Hood River, Oregon. The menu and program...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front cover of a bulletin advertising the Model A general service tractor produced by the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation.

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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: 1934-08-16 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Quality Biscuit Company. Features a cartoon drawing of a mouse holding a micr...

Date: 1942-09-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Polaris Custom Designed Angora Comforter." Features a five pointed silver colored st...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. In the center of the label, cut in the shape of a parallelogram, is a blue banner wit...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students are seated at desks in a mechanical drawing and workshop mathematics class at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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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Description: Memohead of the Diamond Ink Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with product images of a bottle of writing fluid and a jar of alpha paste with an attached wat...

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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...

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