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Bay View

Date: 1886 

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Letterhead of Newhall House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, including people strolling on the grounds and near the entranc...

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Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

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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 O.R. Pieper Company, with a left-hand side bar with color illustrations of "Bright-Spot" brand canned foods: various fruits and vegetable...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Date: 1894 

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

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

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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...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label for Old Germantown Lager Beer, made by the Germantown Brewing Company. The Label features a barrel of beer, surrounded by flowering plants, probably...

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...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

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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 the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

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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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