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Date: 1953-09-17 

Description: Three different cartons of Borden's dairy products: Vanilla Ice Cream with "Elsie the Cow" logo; "Lady Borden Ice Cream"; and Borden's "Snow King" frozen d...

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: The corner grocery is a pleasant place for the pause that refreshes. Thaddeus Moore, 9, of 3271 N. 14th Street, had a cone. Anthony McMillon, 7, of 3287-A...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This advertisement features drawings of Shakespeare's Seven Ages beginning at the top left with: 'The Infant — "Perdita" Winter's Tale,' 'The Schoolboy — "...

Photograph

Bancroft Dairy

Date: 1935-10-16 

Description: Bancroft Dairy, 1010 S. Park, with 4 milk delivery trucks and drivers.

Photograph

Ice Cream Treat

Date: 1967-08-28 

Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture billboard promoting Wisconsin cheese with a picture of several cows on a farm.

Historical Essay

Copper Swiss Cheese Kettle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copper kettle used to make Swiss cheese at the Tuscobia Cheese Factory near Rice Lake, Wisconsin, c. 1910 to 1969. (Museum object #2004.64.1)

Date: 1935 

Description: A woman pours milk or cream into bowl as a young girl, who holds a glass of milk, observes.

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Description: Men closing up the cloth after dipping it into the kettle.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...

Date: 1928 

Description: Dairyman conducts Methylene blue test on a can of milk. Notice in background reads "For all milk which passes the quality requirements of this factory, as...

Date: 1958-06-11 

Description: Security State Bank presented children with ice cream cones in recognition of June Dairy Month. Leo Lunenschloss, bank president, looks on as Sarah Hole ac...

Date: 1977 

Description: Ice cream sticks travel down a conveyor in the Lilly Ice Cream factory. Some of the ice cream sticks have been dipped in chocolate, and some have not. Choc...

Date: 1950-10-07 

Description: View along the dairy case at one of the Kroger Company's eight Madison grocery stores. The company also has a bakery at 1053 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1925-07-07 

Description: A young woman wearing a dress and a pearl necklace fills a metal pail marked "School" from a cream separator. Additional milk pails sit on the floor beside...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man carrying milk bottles stands at the doorway to a walk-in cooler at the Eubanks Dairy.

Photograph

Creamery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of creamery building. Male workers are standing near the entrance on the left in front of a sign that says "Patch Grove Creamery." On the...

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Description: Men hook a bag of cheese from a kettle onto a hook with a pulley.

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Description: Letterhead of the Horlick's Food Company of Racine, Wisconsin, from the 1890s, showing the Horlick's factory, a dairy maid with a cow and a container of Ho...

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of a cheese factory on the side of a hill. Several people are walking down the driveway, and a car is parked nearby.

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