Kempf/Spillman Family, 1895-1974

Title: Kempf/Spillman Family, 1895-1974
Call Number: Mss-0637
Bulk: 1 cu. ft.

Historical Note:

Louis Kempf was an employee of the Pabst Brewery.  He was also involved with the German-American associations of Milwaukee.  His daughter Lydia Kempf married Ralph Spillman.

Abstract:

The records consist of photographs, school books, financial and real estate records, and other items.  Most of the collection deals with the Kempf/Spillman family but also included are advertisements from various businesses and items concerning the Pabst Brewery (including its efforts during World War II).

Administrative Note:

The collection was processed on October 13, 1999 by Dani Blevans.

Contents

Box Number

Folder Number

Receipts Mr and Mrs Louis Kempf 1895—1947 1 1
Payroll Records–Louis Kempf 1944-1947 1 2
Financial Records–Louis Kempf 1 3
Miscellaneous German material–Louis Kempf 1 4
Real Estate Tax Statements–Louis Kempf/Lydia

Kempf-Spillman  1939–1974

1 5
Lydia Kempf-Spillman School Reports and Work 1 6
Colgate-Palmolive Stock–Lydia Kempf-Spillman 1 7
Bills–Ralph Spillman 1 8
Pabst Brewery 1 9
Pabst Brewery War Effort (World War II) 1 10
International Union of United Brewers Workers Pabst Brewery  (some German text) 1 11
Barden Maennerchor (German text) 1 12
Golden Guernsey Dairy 1 13
Gridley “Grade A” Milk 1 14
Miscellaneous Advertisements 1 15

Oversize Items

Location

Baptismal Certificate for Lydia Kempf 1896 SM.OS.(K)

MCHS
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