• Blatz Brewery stockhouse exterior

    Side shot of Blatz Brewery's stockhouse exterior. Advertisement on side of adjoining building reads "Your face will light up too. Milwaukee's first...America's finest..bottled beer". Blatz Stockhouse…

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  • Val Blatz Brewing Co print advertisement

    Image of the Blatz Brewing Co. complex. From page 342 of Milwaukee's Great Industries book. Note the company office at the lower center of the print. Keg beer brands: pale lager, tivoli, wiener, pilse…

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  • Blatz Brewing Company Advertisement

    Sign on Belvedere Apartments (razed in 1966) reads "Blatz. Milwaukee's Finest Beer". Pedestrians and cars in foreground.

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  • Val Blatz Brewing Company print

    Print of Val Blatz Brewing Company complex. Previously bound. Brewery is depicted in operation because smoke is pouring from the rooftop smokestacks and into the air. Horse drawn carriages bring suppl…

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  • Blatz Brewery Bottling House first floor looking south from visitors section

    Graphic Studios Commercial Photographers

    Interior shot of unfinished Blatz Bottling House first floor. Looking south from visitors section. Steel beams and cement floors visible.Ceiling only partially completed. Construction materials scatte…

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  • Old Heidelberg Beer sign

    Riemenschneider, August

    Looking west up W Wisconsin Ave, possibly from the 10th floor of Gimbel's at N. Plankinton. The 21-story Wisconsin Tower, built in 1930, rises in the distance at left. A sign atop one of the buildings…

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  • Blatz Brewing Co. next to the Milwaukee River

    Rowlands, Hugh

    Photo of the Milwaukee River looking east at the Blatz Brewing Co. Milwaukee River looking east between State and Clybourn Streets. Taken by Hugh Rowlands, Public Relations Supervisor, Department of P…

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  • Steel beam foundation being laid for the Schlitz Brewing Co. bottling house

    Brown & Rehbaum

    Photo of the foundation being built for the Schlitz Brewing Co. bottling house. In the center background is the Pabst Brewing Co. On the right is the Schlitz Brewing Co. Steel H Beam foundation for Bo…

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  • Melm's Schandein Home former site

    Photograph of the two buildings occupying the site of the former Melm's Schandein Home in 1962. The two buildings are the United Organ Company and the P&V Company Industrial Cement. Cars visible in Un…

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  • Foundation of Schlitz bottling house

    Brown & Rehbaum

    Foundation being put in place for the bottling house of the Schlitz Brewing Co. Grain elevators of the Pabst Brewing Co. Steel H. Beam foundation for Bottling House for Schlitz Brewing Co. Edw. E. Gil…

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  • Meister Building

    Wudtke, Herman A

    View from 4th St and W. Juneau Ave showing front of building. Three story building with an attic, 4th floor with six octagon windows. Fire escape from 3rd floor. Tavern and storefront on ground floor…

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  • Fogg's Saloon

    A group of men and one child pose outside the entrance to John Fogg's Saloon (c. 1906) on Jones Island. The tavern was one of many among the fishing village establishment on the island. Signs advertis…

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  • Mader's pre-prohibition advertising

    Mader's Restaurant pre-prohibition advertising liquor and beer. The ad is warning customers to stock up now on liquor and beer before prohibition goes into affect.

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  • Milwaukee River looking north towards Cherry Street Bridge

    Milwaukee Public Library

    Photo of the Milwaukee River facing north towards Cherry Street Bridge. On the left is the Commerce Street Power Plant. Behind the plant are grain elevators owned by the Pabst Brewing Co., the Schlitz…

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  • Brick buildings on N Water St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the east side of N Water St (looking north) between Highland and Juneau Aves. There are several brick buildings, one of which has a billboard for Kingsbury Beer. All of the build…

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  • Bomb scare at American City Bank & Trust

    Gessert, Sherman

    A bomb threat forced employees out of American City Bank and Trust and on to Plankinton Street. Those employees are now returning to the building after having been given the all clear to return. Peopl…

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  • East Erie Street, between East Menomonee Street and North Broadway

    Riemenschneider, August

    A view of East Erie Street between East Menomonee Street and North Broadway . There are several cars parked along the street and the building located at 266 East Erie Street has an advertisement for M…

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  • Outside of Continental Bank & Trust

    Photo of the Continental Bank and Trust Company Building taken outside the Milwaukee Public Library. The Clark Building with its rotating Miller Brewing sign can be seen in the background. Continental…

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  • Looking east from Central Library

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph was taken from near the Central Library, looking east on W Wisconsin Ave. The library can be seen at far left. The tall building with the Ford advertisement is the Wisconsin Tower, and…

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  • Kinnickinnic and Dover

    This photograph shows S Kinickinnic at E Dover, looking southeast. Trolley tracks run down the middle of the street, which is partially made of brick. Electric lines run overhead. An advertisement for…

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