• Dad's Old Fashioned Root Beer

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a large brick building on W Wells St. Commercial space is on the ground level, with the Somerset Apartments on the upper levels. Businesses in the building include an electric su…

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  • 1435-1439 S 1st St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a tavern on S 1st St. There is a Schlitz sign over the door, and Schlitz signs and lights in the windows. On the side of the building is a painted advertisement for 50/50 by Graf…

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  • Mary's Tavern

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows Mary's Tavern, which was located on the corner of N Plankinton and W St. Paul Aves. There are signs on the building advertising Coca-Cola and Blatz beer. Jul 59 / D 940 / East si…

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  • Bars on W. St. Paul

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the St. Paul Avenue Restaurant. The restaurant has an advertisement for Pepsi painted on the front of the buildings. Taverns sit on both sides of the restaurant, with the tavern…

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  • 2200 block of South KK

    This photograph shows a mailman walking along the 2200 block of S Kinnickinnic Ave. Piles of snow sit up against the buildings. Visible businesses are, from left to right: Big Beer Barn Tavern (2211 S…

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  • Old Manegold Mill

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a large brick building on N Plankinton Ave. It was initially built and used as a flour mill. When this photograph was taken, the building was home to the Old Mill Inn, and to Fai…

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  • Al Howard's Tap

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Front view of Al Howard's Tap (c.1949) tavern depicting construction on 7th and Wells Streets. A poster advertises a wrestling match: Gorgeous George vs. Walter Palmer at the Milwaukee Auditorium. Bla…

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