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Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1945 

Description: Color photograph of a man using a specially outfitted diesel tractor to haul a trailer loaded with cut logs. The original caption reads: "Two specially fit...

Photograph

Office Workers

Date: 1943-12-16 

Description: Office workers of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company.

Photograph

Plastic House

Date: 1945-02-20 

Description: Exterior view of a modular home under construction in Wisconsin Rapids. The house was a project developed by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper C...

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.

Date: 1936-06 

Description: The Hummel & Downing booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Industrial Exposition held in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House. Hummel & Downing were...

Date: 1946-03-08 

Description: Employees of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company shingle a roof in a factory. The roof was then taken to the building site for final assem...

Photograph

Plastics Laboratory

Date: 1944-08-10 

Description: Laboratory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids. The man on the left has been identified as chemist Jay Somers,...

Date: 1944-03-03 

Description: Consolidated Paper executive Jim Plzak (in the suit), watches as workers pull laminate from the Number #1 press at the Consolidated Paper Company. The lam...

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943-12-17 

Description: Alternate view of the glider being developed by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company of Wisconsin Rapids for the military.

Photograph

Forest Nursery

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company nursery.

Photograph

Modular Housing

Date: 1946-03-11 

Description: A truck arrives at a construction site in Wisconsin Rapids loaded with walls for a factory-built house. The house was the product of the Plastics Division...

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: View of the floor of a Consolidated Papers Company factory, probably its Plastics Division in Wisconsin Rapids.

Photograph

Consoweld Employees

Date: 1953 

Description: Group picture of some employees of the Consoweld Company (formerly the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper): Front row, left to right: John O'Leary, To...

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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

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: 1944 

Description: Interior view of the Consolidated Paper Company factory showing the large treater used in the manufacture of glider parts during World War II. Ralph Turne...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Bank Note and Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a child writing on a tablet and perching on a banner bearing...

Date: 1943 

Description: Carl Husome, an employee of the Consolidated Paper Company in a photograph probably taken to demonstrate progress on the development of a prototype for a m...

Photograph

Plastics Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Employees of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids and a large sheet of the paper-based plastic laminate manufacture...

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