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Date:  date unknown

Description: Stacks of logs are in the foreground with a man in a hat near the river. There is a chimney billowing smoke near the factory.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Whiting-Plover Paper Company mill.

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Employees of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company demonstrating routers, drill presses, and other equipment used in the fabrication of t...

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Description: Letterhead of the Western States Envelope Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Makers of Guaranteed Sure Stick Envelopes," with an elevated, three-quarter vie...

Photograph

War Worker

Date: 1944-04-04 

Description: Henry Schmidt, an employee of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company, during World War II.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Machinery in a Consolidated Papers company factory.

Historical Essay

Paper Industry in Wisconsin

Brief history of the paper industry in Wisconsin.

Date: 1963-06-16 

Description: View across parking lot towards the Kimberly-Clark Paper Company plant.

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the construction of the glider floor manufactured by the Consolidated Paper Company as part of its war effort during World War II.

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Description: Letterhead of the Fox River Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and a hanging roll of paper that incorp...

Photograph

World War II Worker

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: An unidentified employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company during World War II.

Date: 1954-10-18 

Description: Edwin Koch demonstrates the paper cup making machine he invented as a retirement project.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of the Northwest Paper Company. It was founded in 1898 and manufactured high quality printing, writing, and converting paper. The Cloquet...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Worker Harry Straka transporting two large drums of paper with an International I-12 powered fork-lift at Oceanic Terminals wharf. The fork-lift was one of...

Photograph

Columbia Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Columbia Mill, established in 1827, is shown surrounded by a landscape featuring a lake and wooded mountain. The mill is the site where the first successf...

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943-12-17 

Description: Close-up of the glider being developed for the military by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company.

Historical Essay

1960s Paper Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Paper dress made by Scott Paper Co., 1966-1967. (Museum object #1969.184.13)

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Leonard Smith, a blind employee, working at Forsberg Box Company.

Photograph

Consoweld Exhibit

Date: 1945-06-30 

Description: Exhibit developed by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers, Inc., of Wisconsin Rapids, concerning the manufacture of a paper-based plastic, consowel...

Date: 1944-03-03 

Description: A Consolidated Paper Company employee watches the paper impregnation process whereby the company made a plastic laminate product used in the manufacture of...

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