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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Date: 1900-11-08 

Description: Consecration of Bishop Weller as Bishop Coadjutor, Diocese of Fund du Lac. Three Bishops seated, l to r: Bishop Nicholson of Milwaukee; Bishop Grafton of F...

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KFC — Interior

Date: 2000-11-24 

Description: "At Kentucky Fried Chicken in Fond du Lac, we serve ourselves."

Date: 2003-04-02 

Description: "Janelle, our waitress, joined us at our table at R Chalet Restaurant."

Date: 1977 

Description: "Podiatrist Dr. Helen Walters of Fond du Lac does her thing on a patient's feet."

Date: 2006-03-03 

Description: "The North Fond du Lac Family Restaurant is at 726 Wisconsin Avenue in North Fond du Lac."

Date: 1939-10-18 

Description: Postcard submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. On the front of the postcard is the slogan: You can 'whip' our cream but you can't...

Date: 1999-04-16 

Description: "Rolling Meadows Family Restaurant is at 947 S. Rolling Meadows Drive, just off Hwy 151 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin."

Date: 1998-02-20 

Description: "Our group is joined by Kay Widmer-Hren, Parker & Carly, at Callahan's Grill & Bar at 121 North Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac." From left to right; Shirley...

Date: 1998-05-29 

Description: "Jen Hillbert serves us food at Ledgeview Lanes. Perch are $7.95. We vote them 4.3 Stars." Left to right; Rudy Heinecke, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Kay Hren, C...

Date: 1955-11-24 

Description: Grace and Dave Schommer enter the Hotel Retlaw for their wedding reception.

Date: 2009-06-12 

Description: (Left to right) are Eiko Olson; Karissa, our waitress; J.P. Widmer; Brenda Wilz; and Shirley Widmer."

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Three Deer Hunters

Date: 1943-10-10 

Description: Hunters Harold Vandervort, Tom Massengase, and John Voell pose with deer carcass. Original caption reads: "Deer taken by John R. Voell, 226 Bank St., Fond...

Date: 1999-01-15 

Description: "The Wilz family of Appleton join us at noon, at Salty's in Fond du Lac. Salty's Seafood & Spirits is at 503 N. Park Avenue in F.D.L."

Date: 2010-01-29 

Description: "Coaches Conder Touch Down Club, 121 N Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac. This was formerly Callahan's Grill and Bar and later Cactus Jacks. From left to right, Jo...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...

Date: 2006-03-03 

Description: "In a bit of horseplay our waitress, Tara, sat on John's lap with Sharonna seated on the right."

Date: 2003-05-02 

Description: "R Chalet Restaurant Coffee Haus is located at 84 N. Main St. in Fond du Lac. The famous Petrie's Bavarian Inn was formerly at this site."

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Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."

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