• The Great Pabst Brewery, Milwaukee

    Pabst Brewing Company

    Pabst Brewing Company, one of the oldest brewing companies in the United States, began not as a brewery, but as a successful vinegar factory in the 1830s. Jacob and Charles Best, sons of a brewer in G…

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  • Argall’s Ale Brewery, also known as the Garden City Brewery

    From the “History of Iowa County, 1881”, page 705: Garden City Brewery: This brewery was established by James Argall, the present proprietor, in 1854. At that time, the large stone building, 62 x 80 f…

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  • Fred Miller Brewing Co., Milwaukee, U.S.A.

    Fred Miller Brewing Company

    Born in Germany in 1824, Frederick Miller learned the art of brewing from his uncle in France. After working through the ranks of his uncle's brewery, Miller leased the royal Hohenzollern brewery at S…

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  • Twin City Brewery

    Taylor, T. A. (Theodore Asa)

    This image is from Volume 1 of 100 years of pictorial & descriptive history of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, while the quoted description is from Volume 2. "The picture on the top of page 33 is that bu…

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  • Where Schlitz the beer that made Milwaukee famous is brewed: souvenir

    Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co

    August Krug established a brewery in Milwaukee in 1849 and built the city's first cellars the following year. When Krug died in 1856, his bookkeeper, Joseph Schlitz acquired the brewery and, strangely…

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  • Brewery Concentrations, 1860-1880

    The title accurately describes this basic reference map. It was scanned from a reproduction published in 1986 in Cultural Resource Management in Wisconsin (Madison: State Historical Society of Wiscons…

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  • Lutz Brewery & Court House

    Taylor, T. A. (Theodore Asa)

    This image is from Volume 1 of 100 years of pictorial & descriptive history of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, while the quoted description is from Volume 2. "The second picture from the top to the right…

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  • Grand Rapids Brewing Company

    Postcard Collection, East Side. Located at the corner of First Street No. and Oliver St. "Absolutely Pure Bottle Beer" was their slogan because their beer was brewed from pure spring water. Built by J…

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  • Milwaukee (Wisconsin), man stands at the Pabst Brewery

    Pendleton, Robert Larimore, 1890-1957

    Belem, Brazil; Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oct. 1949. 'A bit of Europe' at the Pabst Brewery. 8 1/25 -. (ca. 1949-10-24) Grayscale Pendleton nitrate negative, Box 331 of 384

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  • Patrons stand at bar with glasses of beer

    Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980

    Miller: "Miller's Brewing Membership Drive, 1946" / Miller Brewing Co. Grayscale

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  • Gilman Brewery, 276 Shake Rag Street

    Built in 1850. Operated as a brewery by Charles Gillman and later by the Lieder family. Site of Ken Colwell's "The Looms" in the 1970's. Site of Johnston's "Brewery Pottery" from 1990's to present.

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  • Potosi brewery boat

    Postcard of a large two-level boat labeled "Potosi". A young man, child, and woman look out from behind the rail on the lower deck. A team of horses and a buggy are visible behind them.

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  • Menu for Water Street Brewery

    The Water Street Brewery R.C. and Rick Schmidt opened the Water Street Brewery at 1101 N. Water St. in 1987. The menu is printed on newsprint and looks like a newspaper.

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  • Schlitz Palm Garden

    Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co

    The Schlitz Palm Garden opened in Milwaukee on June 6, 1896, and contained all of the flourish and grandeur of mid-Victorian architecture. Biergartens, or beer gardens, came to Wisconsin with German i…

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  • Haertel Brewery, an obituary of a building

    McCarthy, Dorothy, 1901-1992

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  • Exterior of a Schlitz Beer tied house

    Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980

    Netzka, John / 2321 W. Greenfield Ave.

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  • Exterior of a Schlitz Beer tied house

    Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980

    Netzka, John / 2321 W. Greenfield Ave.

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  • Drinking beer, CCC Camp 657, 1933-1937

    Drab, Edward

    Two recruits and an officer in the field drink beer after the repeal of Prohibition.

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  • Points for everybody to consider. Facts which cannot be denied. Figures that don't lie

    Wisconsin State Anti-Prohibition Association

    Responding to criticism and charges of aggression, the Wisconsin Anti-Prohibition Association produced this pamphlet in 1885 to clarify its position and goals on various alcohol-related issues. Organi…

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  • Tavern interior with several men drinking beer at the bar

    Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980

    Signs above the bar advertise Commander Beer, Ham Sandwiches, Coca-Cola and Budweiser. Nowak, Mr.: "Interior of Tavern" / S. 13th & W. Lapham Blvd.

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