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Object ID 000428

Object Name Independent Milwaukee Brewery Barrel

Object Desc Wooden beer barrel with four silver colored metal bands. Labelled "Independent Milwaukee BRY Mil, Wis."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000404

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Breweries


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Speakeasy Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords barrels,Independent Milwaukee Brewery,breweries,beer,kegs,alcohol,

Title Independent Milwaukee Brewery Barrel

Description Dark colored wooden beer barrel with four silver colored metal bands and round cork stopper in front center. Labelled "Independent Milwaukee BRY Mil, Wis"


Approx Collection Date

Height 16

Length 0

Width 10.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 42

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Independent Milwaukee Brewery

Maker Details From 1901-1920 and 1933-1962 Independent Milwaukee Brewery served alcohol from 1930-1933 because of prohibition they served nonalcoholic beverages after acquirng a permit. It was called the Independent Milwaukee Brewery, but locally was known by its brand name: Braumeister Beer. Its beers included Braumeister Genuine Lager Beer, Braumeister Pilsener Beer,

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY404



Date FEB 25,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes there are chips in the wood. the top metal piece is loose the metal pieces seem to be painted silver. Dirty and has some spots with white paint on them.