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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Chesapeake Pulp and Paper Mill, founded in 1918. It began operations as a kraft pulp and paper mill, and has expanded to supplying specialt...

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,...

Photograph

Plastics Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers at the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids handling sheets of the paper-based plastic laminate manufactured by...

Photograph

Sorting Laminate

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bill Hardina and Tony Kissner, two employees of the Plastic Division of Consolidated Papers of Wisconsin Rapids, handling large sheets of the paper-based p...

Date: 1944-06-14 

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Two employees of the Consolidated Paper Company (Del Rowland and Carl Husome), in a photograph probably taken to demonstrate progress on the development of...

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...

Date: 1943 

Description: An unidentified employee of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company prepares for a strength test of a product being developed by the compan...

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...

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...

Photograph

Prototype Wing

Date: 1943-12 ca.

Description: A photograph of what is thought to be a prototype glider part developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company during World War II.

Date: 1923-11 

Description: This map shows buildings, lots, utilities, and original plat and present locations of railroads. Portions of the map are shown in red, brown, yellow, blue,...

Photograph

Factory Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene in a factory of the Consolidated Papers 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: 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...

Date: 1954-10-18 

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

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Prototype glider floor turned on its side on two saw horses to be photographed. The glider was being developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidate...

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Jeanne DeBarr, a blind employee working at Forsberg Box Company, with her dog.

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...

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