Examples of Printed Work | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society

Book or Pamphlet

Examples of Printed Work

Examples of Printed Work | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society
The centerfold of a 24 page promotional booklet produced by The North American Press, founded in 1873 as The Germania Publishing Company by George Brumder (1839-1910). These two pages feature examples of the company's products, including hardware catalogs, yearbooks, pamphlets and invitations. Three advertising broadsheets promote "Pabst-ett," a spreadable cheese product made by Pabst Brewing Company during the prohibition era.
DESCRIPTION
The centerfold of a 24 page promotional booklet produced by The North American Press, founded in 1873 as The Germania Publishing Company by George Brumder (1839-1910). These two pages feature examples of the company's products, including hardware catalogs, yearbooks, pamphlets and invitations. Three advertising broadsheets promote "Pabst-ett," a spreadable cheese product made by Pabst Brewing Company during the prohibition era.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:138606
Creation Date: February 1928
Creator Name:The North American Press, Milwaukee
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Brumder family and Milwaukee German ancestry and research papers, 1844-2014
Genre:Book or Pamphlet
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:Milwaukee Mss 229.6.2
Original Dimensions:17 x 11 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
At the time of this image, George F. Brumder, the son of George Brumder, was president of The North American Press. Another son, Herbert P. Brumder, was president of Blackhawk, a company that produced wrenches and jacks. Several Blackhawk publications are seen in the image.
SUBJECTS
Books
Broadsides
Ephemera
Publishers and publishing
Printing industry

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