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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-...

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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: 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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

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 Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

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: Memohead of the Nordberg Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engine manufacturer, with a center image of an engine. Printed by Wilmanns Bros....

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 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

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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: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

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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: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

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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...

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Description: Billhead of the Schwaab Stamp & Seal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engraver and manufacturer of seals, stamps, and checks. In the center is a circula...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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