Breweries Collection

Title: Breweries Collection
Call Number: Mss-2200

Abstract:
Collection consists of various materials relating to the Brewing industry in Milwaukee, as well as information about specific breweries in the area.  The collection is arranged by series including: Brewery General Records, Place Cards, Oversize Items, and Newspaper clippings.  The general records including, advertising material, histories, research notes and other miscellaneous materials.  The Newspaper clippings are all on microfilm and arranged by topic or brewery.

See Also: Pabst Brewing Company Collection, Mss-0780
Schlitz Brewing Company Collection, Mss-3200

Series I – Brewery General Records

Box

Folder

Beer Barrels 1 1
Beer History 1 2
Blatz, Advertising Material 1 3
Blatz, Correspondence 1 4
Blatz, Histories 1 5
Correspondence, Brewers’ Regional Board, 1934 1 6
Correspondence, US Brewers’ Association, 1934-1936 1 7
Correspondence, WI State Brewers’ Association, 1933-1936 1 8
Gettelman Brewing Company 1 9-10
Cream Top Beer 1 10A
Gipfel Brewery 1 11
History of Brewing in Milwaukee 1 12
J. Obermann Brewing Company 1 13
Jung Brewing Company 1 14
Miller, History 1 15
Miller, Miscellaneous 1 16
Miller, Pamphlets 1 17
Milwaukee Germantown Brewing Company 1 17A
Misc. Brewery Information 1 18-20
National Brewers Conference, 1877 1 21
Oshkosh Brewing Company 1 22
Refrigerator Beer Car Box Report 1 23
Smaller Breweries, History 1 24
Sprecher Brewing Company 1 25
Whitewater  Brewing Company 1 25A
Wisconsin Beverage Journal 1 26
Ziegler Brewing Company 1 27
Hantke’s Brewers’ School 2 28-29
The Western Brewer: and Journal of the Barley, Malt and Hop Trades, 1878-1917 2 30-33
“If Beer Returns”, Readers Digest, March 1933 2 34
The Settlements Cook Book “Repeal” Recipes, 1933 2 35
Research Notes, Chronological Outline of Milwaukee Breweries 2 36
Research Notes, History of Brewing 2 37-38
Research Notes, Repeal on Prohibition of Beer 2 39

Series II – Placards Displayed to Show the Benefits Breweries Bring to Milwaukee Area

Milwaukee Breweries Help…Lighten the Property Tax Load for Milwaukeeans  $1,400,000 Paid by Brewers in Milwaukee Taxes in 1949
Pacing Milwaukee’s Prosperity Brewery Employment 1934-4000,1942-6000, 1949-8500
Pacing Milwaukee’s Progrss Beer Production 1934-4 million barrels, 1942-6 million barrels, 1949-10 million barrels
Pacing Milwaukee’s Prosperity Brewery Payrolls 1934-$5,800,000 1942-$12,500,000 1949-$35,000,000
Brewing & Milwaukee a Great City Industry Pacing a Great City’s Prosperity
Milwaukee Beer Builds Milwaukee Payrolls Milwaukee Barley

Maltsters Froedtert Grain & Malting Co., Riebs Co.,

Kurth Malting, D.D. Weschler & Sons Co., Ladish Malting,

Zinn Malting Co.

Milwaukee Beer Builds Milwaukee Payrolls Milwaukee Producers

Downing Box Co., Gaylord Container Corp., Inland Container

Corp., A. Geo. Schulz Co., Hummel & Downing Co.

The Farmer Too Benefits from Milwaukee Brewing 10 million bushels of premium price grains were used last year by Milwaukee breweries
Milwaukee Beer Builds Milwaukee Payrolls Over $150 million dollars per Year are Spent by Milwaukee Brewers for Goods & Services’ Much of it in Milwaukee
More Than 100 Milwaukee Industries and Services Benefit From Milwaukee Brewery Operations
Milwaukee Brewers are Helping Make a Greater Milwaukee…Spending $50 million Since the War on New Construction and plant Improvement

Series III – Oversize Items

Location

Scrapbook, Clippings on the Legalization of Beer In Milwaukee, April 1933 RC 13, Shelf 9

Bulk:

Gettelman Brewing Company, Letter Record Book, 1912-1913 LC Shelf 6

Bulk:

Hantke’s Brewers’ School and Laboratories Brauer Manual, 1904 LC Shelf 6

Bulk:

Unidentified Brewery, Keg and Case Beer Sales Journals, 1933-1936

(5 Volumes, contains names, addresses, and amounts of beer sold)

BV Shelf 62, 68

Bulk:

Unidentified Brewery, Federal Tax and Stamp record ledger, Nov. 1933-35 BV Shelf 62, 68

Bulk:

Certificate from Miller Brewing Company, July 26, 1955 OS SM “B”
Old Milwaukee, Capital Brewing Company, Advertisement, undated OS SM “B”
Beer advertisement by George Arnold OS SM “B”
Hantke’s Brauer Schul-Club newspaper, 1903 OS SM “B”
Hantke’s Brauer Schul-Club newspaper, 1904 OS SM “B”
Miller Brewing Company 100th anniversary booklet, 1955 OS SM “B”
“Milwaukee” sheet music with lyrics about beer, 1907 OS SM “B”
“Brew” magazine by Hamm’s Beer, 1959 OS SM “B”
Brewery Workers Journal newspaper Sept. 1, 1906 (color cover) OS XLG

Bulk:

Series IV – Brewery Newspaper Clipping Collection

Roll Number

Anheuser Busch, 1933-1977 262
Best Family Brewery 257, 261
Blatz Brewery 1891-1974 257, 261
Blatz-Pabst Merger 257, 261
Blatz Brewing 262
Bock Beer, History 257, 261
Beer Output/Production 258
Brewery Expenses 257, 261
Brewery Folklore 257, 261
Brewery Clippings (In German) 257
Brewery History, general 257
Breweries, Miscellaneous Material 257, 261
Brewery Sales and Advertising 257, 258
Brewery Unions and Strikes, 1898-1974 257, 258
Brewing of Beer 257, 258
Brewery Workers Union 262
Brewing Industry 258
Breweries, general thru 1978 262
Capital Brewing, 1933-1946 262
Coors, 1976-1977 262
Farmers Brewing Company, 1933 262
Fox Head Brewing Company, thru 1933 262
Gettelman Brewery 257, 258, 262
Hartig Company, 1933 262
Heilman Brewery 261
Independent Milwaukee Brewery 257, 258
La Batt Acquisition attempt, 1964-1967 260, 261
Miller Brewing Company, 1875-1974 257, 258
Nunnemacher Distillery 258
Pabst Brewing Company, 1889-1974 257, 258, 260
Repeal of Prohibition, 1933 260
Schlitz Brewery 258
Schlitz Brewery, 1964-1974 261
Schlitz Brewery, 1874-1886 259
Schlitz Brewery, 1949-1974 260
Schlitz Memphis Brewery 260, 261
Schlitz Expansion 260
Schlitz Warehouse Disaster, 1942 260
Schlitz Brewery Photographs 261
Small Breweries, general 261
Small local and State Breweries, general 260
Water Flouridation 258
Wisconsin Breweries 261

Series V – Photographs (Green boxes in Mezz. Vault)

Box

Blatz, Interior/Exterior 1 – MV
Blatz, Employees 1 – MV
Miller, Interior/Exterior 1 – MV
Miller, Employees 1 – MV
Miller, Advertising 1 – MV
Miscellaneous Brewing 1 – MV
Gettelman, Interior/Exterior 2 – MV
Gettelman, Employees 2 – MV
Gettelman, Wagons 2 – MV
*Also See: Schlitz Photographs

Pabst Photographs


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