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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

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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...

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1907-06-10 before

Description: Front cover, portrait, and menu page of a banquet given by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Milwaukee in honor of Honorable William Howard Ta...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

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...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue, black and silver art deco-style beer label for Milwaukee's First Bottle House b...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

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Description: Letterhead of the John C. Becker Company, manufacturers of office and bank furniture and office equipment outfitters, with an overlay with the company name...

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Description: Label for Lakefront Extra Special Bitter OCIA certified organic ale. The label shows a cow leaping over a farm field with a barn and silo in the background...

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Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

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."

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: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

Date: 1894 

Description: The Republican State Ticket with portraits of each man. In the center is William H. Upham who won the election and was Wisconsin's Governor from 1895 thru...

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