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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: 1933 

Description: Pass issued by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company for the week of December 17-23, 1933.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label cut in the shape of a parallelogram submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, Premier-Pabst Corp." T...

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: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1854 

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


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...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label is cut in the shape of a parallelogram. "Wiscona Beer, Herman Bottling Work...

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...


Description: Letterhead of the Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company, with color illustrations of three Roundy's products: a package of coffee, and cans of pineapple and tom...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Exterior 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...


Description: Letterhead of the H. Mooers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam and hot water heating supplier, with a pipe and valve, the name of the company printed...

Date: 1872 

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


Description: Billhead of the Romadka Brothers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of and dealers in trunks and traveling bags. A trunk is displayed with rein...

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: Memohead of the Badger Typewriter & Stationery Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with individual images of a typewriter, a book press, a "flat opening" book...

Date: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

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