• Dugout Tavern

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Head-on view of the Dugout (c.1952-1956) bar. A Coca-Cola sign over the main entrance reads Dug Out Tavern Where Friends Meet. Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, 7-UP, and Marvels cigarettes ads can be seen on o…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dugout Tavern

    View from afar of the Dugout (c.1952-1956) bar showing ads for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and Coca-Cola. A billboard advertising Kessler Blended Whiskey and a small Cream City sign are attached to the adj…

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  • Dugout Tavern

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Angle view of the Dugout (c.1952-1956) bar showing outdoor signage for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and 7UP beverages, as well as an ad for Marvels cigarettes attached to an adjoining fence. 822 W. Wells. 3…

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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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  • Ritz Eat Shop

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph shows a multi-story clapboard building on N 6th St. A sign reads "The Ritz Eat Shop", and it advertises sandwiches, Coca-Cola products, and 7-Up. A chalkboard on the outside likely lis…

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  • Building covered with billboards

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows an early building that was located on the corner of N Water St and E Highland Ave. The building is covered with billboards advertising various products, including Carnation Milk…

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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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  • Mike's Bar and Schrinsky Food Store

    Angled view of Mike's Bar (1957-1965) showing signage for Pabst Blue Ribbon and Schlitz beer, 7-UP soft drinks, and Arrow Oldsmobile. The tavern shared a building with the Schrinsky grocery store at t…

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  • 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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  • Southeast corner of King and Burleigh

    This photograph shows the southeast corner of King and Burleigh. A parking lot takes up most of the space. A large sign with a Pepsi bottle painted on it reads, "George's Pick Up Point - Pepsi, taste…

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  • Drake Bros. Store

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Drake Brothers Drug Store, which was located on the corner of N Water and E Michigan streets. A Coca-Cola sign can be seen on the front of the building. There are a few cars…

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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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  • Dugout Tavern

    Front view of the Dugout (c.1952-1956) bar showing ads for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and Coca-Cola. Kessler Blended Whiskey and Cream City signs are visible on the neighboring Scamman Building.

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