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Date: 1917-10-02 before

Description: Carte du jour Meatless Tuesday menu from the Hotel Wisconsin, with the hotel's logo, a badger standing over the letter "W."

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Description: Letterhead of the O'Neil Oil & Paint Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of oils, paints, chemicals, and other supplies for tanneries and laundr...

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the exhibit room in 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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date: 1859 

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

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

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...

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

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Description: Letterhead of the M. Carpenter Baking Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a wholesale baker of bread, cakes, and biscuits. On the left is a color image of a c...

Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

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Description: Advertisement for Schlitz Atlas-Brau with Atlas carrying the earth with a Schlitz label on his shoulders. Some text reads, "Ask for Schlitz. The Beer That...

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Description: Letterhead of Seifert and Lawton, power press lithographers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a woman dressed in robes reclining on a chaise longue,...

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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: 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...

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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: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

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...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.

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Description: Letterhead of Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the Mitchell Building, with people walking, rid...

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