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Historical Essay

Prohibition Soda Pop

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Case of soda pop bottles shipped by the Kurth Company of Columbus, Wisconsin during prohibition, 1920-1933. (Museum object #1994.77.1)

Date: 1941 

Description: 52 beverage cases demonstrate the daily capacity of City Coffee Shop's De Luxe cooler. Two women stand behind the counter on the right. Crates include cont...

Date: 1956 

Description: Color photograph of a delivery man unloading cases of bottled Pepsi (soda) from an International Metro truck in front of Ralph's Supermarket.

Date: 1940-07-18 

Description: R & W Root Beer stand, at East Washington Avenue and Thornton Avenue.

Date: 1948-10-17 

Description: Construction of the Coca Cola building at 3536 University Avenue.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.

Date: 1927 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, Pale Dry, Ginger Ale 'Will make your hospitality famous.'" The advertisemen...

Date: 1935-11-06 

Description: Three of the five International trucks, owned by the Gazosa Beverage Company, are parked at an angle outside of the Rainier Distributing Company. Men weari...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.

Date: 1925-08-25 

Description: Young woman drinking a bottle of Orange Crush soda in front of two International Model S Orange Crush delivery trucks parked along a storefront. A driver l...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of the Nestle Food Condensery plant.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man adding ingredients from a barrel to a boiling vat of beer.

Photograph

Saloon Interior

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a saloon. A bartender stands behind the bar, and another man wearing a hat stands in front of the bar. The back of the carved wood bar is mirro...

Date: 1936-06-20 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "The Original Refreshing Cherry Drink." Depicts a bunch of cherries, and a glass of t...

Date: 1950 

Description: An International L-205 truck owned by the Golden Brand Products Company drives down a road in front of industrial buildings. The truck is marked, "Burgerme...

Photograph

Orange Crush Truck

Date: 1925-08-25 

Description: A woman wearing a dress and a cloche hat stands next to an Orange Crush truck while drinking from a soda bottle. The driver of the truck sits behind the wh...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Bright beer" storage tank by Dunck Tank Works, Milwaukee, c 1910. Used by Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point, c 1915-1995.(Museum object #2007.83.2)

Date: 1925-09-04 

Description: Two men sit in International trucks parked outside the Dixie Bottling Company building. Another man stands in the background, near the building for the bot...

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