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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 04 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
Photograph

Washburn and Woodman Bank

Date: 1932
Description: View from across street of the Washburn and Woodman Bank building, erected by C.C. Washburn and Cyrus Woodman. The bank was established in 1846 and operate...
Photograph

Portrait of Samuel Marshall

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Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.
Photograph

Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1879
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...
Poster

Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
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State Fair Side Show Attractions

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Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol from 200 Block of State Street

Date: 1939
Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes marquees for the Orpheum Theatre and the Ca...
Photograph

Beauty Queen Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1947
Description: A young woman dressed in a bathing suit and wading boots poses for a promotional photograph for the Wisconsin cranberry industry at Thunder Lake Marsh. Tw...
Photograph

Spic and Span Dry Cleaners

Date: March 14 1957
Description: Elevated view across street towards the storefront and delivery vehicles of Spic and Span Dry Cleaning.
Print

Ed Gein Farm Auction

Date: March 30 1958
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
Poster

Milwaukee Harvesting Equipment Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster showing a Milwaukee brand mower, grain binder, hay rake and reaper manufactured by International Harvester Company. Features a color ill...
Photograph

Wisconsin Cheese Billboard

Date: September 28 1942
Description: Highway billboard advertising Wisconsin cheese for the Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Photograph

Do-nut Queen Advertisement

Date: October 17 1944
Description: Donut queen posed for advertising campaign. The female model is holding a box of donuts and is sitting on a large clock bearing the slogan: "It's Always Do...
Photograph

Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
Photograph

Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
Photograph

Williamson Street with Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1940
Description: The 600 block of Williamson Street ("Machinery Row") with the old Fauerbach Brewery in the background.
Print

W.J. Fitzpatrick

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Description: Cigarette Advertising card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W.J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and 1888 winner of "The Sequence Stakes."
Print

William Muldoon

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Description: Cigarette advertising card produces by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is William Muldoon, wrestler. Muldoon learned how to wrestle in the Civil War camps of t...
Print

John L Sullivan

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Allen and Ginters. John L Sullivan, boxer was considered to be the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting. Co...

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