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Champion Chemical Company Postcard

Date: September 1910
Description: Exhibit of the Champion Chemical Company promoting their embalming fluids. Also presented in the exhibit are caskets and clothing to dress the dead.
Photograph

Hoenig Brothers Store

Date: 1900
Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.
Photograph

N.L. Dahl

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Description: Photograph of N.L. Dahl in front of a horse-drawn hearse. Photograph is mounted on an advertising card reading: "For Coffins, Caskets, and Trimmings at rea...
Photograph

Intersection of Main and First Streets

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Description: Man on a ladder painting around a window of the Jackson County Bank. Arch over the intersection partially visible on the right side, as are several people...
Photograph

Herold Newspaper Building

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrians are crossing the street, and ho...
Photograph

Utley & Co. Undertakers' Truck

Date: 1917
Description: Men standing near an International truck used by the Utley & Co., a furniture and undertaking company. The Utley & Co. storefront is in the background. The...
Photograph

George L. Thomas

Date: May 24 1921
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George L. Thomas, Milwaukee undertaker.
Photograph

Looking South from Marcus Corner

Date: 1923
Description: View down retail street. The shops include a clothing store, Barig and Son Undertakers, a hotel, and drugstore. Cars are parked in the middle of the street...
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Street Scene

Date: 1925
Description: View down a rainy commercial street. There is a soda/ice cream shop, garage/gas station, and undertaker. A car is parked on the side of the road. There is...
Photograph

Scene on Highway 11

Date: 1929
Description: View down a commercial street, with an automobile coming down the street. There is a soda/ice cream shop which offers tobacco, cigars, and candy. The City...
Photograph

Beck Funeral Home

Date: February 15 1978
Description: "Lester Beck, Undertaker. In 1913, Lester's father, Fred Beck, and Robert Kietzer formed a partnership as undertakers and, in 1917, Fred went on his own in...
Photograph

Beck Funeral Home

Date: February 15 1978
Description: "On Feb. 13, Herbert Sellnow died unexpectedly at the age of 57 years, 11 months, and 16 days. As events turned out, this was the last funeral in the Beck...
Print

W.J. Burnham Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of W.J. Burnham of Chetek, Wisconsin, dealer in "Furniture, Undertaking Goods, School Supplies, Stationery, Confectionery, etc.," with an illust...
Print

Buckstaff-Edwards Co. Memohead

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Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...
Print

J.J. & S.D. Hanchett Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of J.J. & S.D. Hanchett of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, dealers in "Furniture and Upholstered Work" and undertaking goods. Features an illustration of...
Photograph

Horse-Drawn Hearse

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Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving.
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Horse-Drawn Hearse

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Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving. In the background on the right a small pig is running near a fen...
Photograph

Hearse and Undertaker

Date: 1922
Description: Chris Schanel, undertaker, stands next to the back of his hearse. A home and trees are in the background.
Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1928
Description: View down street. On the left is the McCann. Undertaking building and grocery store. Two children play on a wagon on the sidewalk. Five people are gathered...
Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

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