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Date:  date unknown

Description: an exterior of the Yellow Pine Paper Mill, known for its experimentation with the caustic soda process. The mill eventually switched to the sulphate method...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: An employee of the Consolidated Paper Company watches what is apparently a test of a part being manufactured by the company as part of its contract to deve...

Date: 1944-06 

Description: Glavin box and an ammunition box, two plastic laminate products manufactured for the war effort by the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company...

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Description: Letterhead of A. Whittemore & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bookseller, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books of various types. In the center is a...

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...

Date: 1943-08-19 

Description: Photograph of work done by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids in the development of paper-based plastic laminate duri...

Photograph

De Pere Bridge

Date: 1930 

Description: View of the bridge over the Fox river, and the Nicolet Paper Company in the distance.

Date: 1944-03-03 

Description: Ken Nelson, an employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids, monitors the performance of the #1 Treater. The machi...

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: 1954-10-18 

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

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: 1944-02-04 

Description: Interior view of the factory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company during World War II.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Two men sit on a roller near a large paper machine at Great Northern Paper Company, which was incorporated in 1898 and soon became one of the largest Ameri...

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: 1903 ca.

Description: This blue line print map is oriented with the north to the left and shows buildings with dimensions, utilities, and proposed buildings. The Flambeau River...

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...

Photograph

Plastics Factory

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Factory of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, showing several of the early laminate presses used for its World War II military production...

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943-05-29 

Description: Four employees of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company with the first glider floor manufactured by the company for the military during World...

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Description: Letterhead of the Atlas Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, a paper company established in 1878. On the left is a scroll embellished with a spray of flow...

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