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Date: 1966 

Description: Costumed saleswoman at a supermarket display for Dr. Pepper soft drinks. The display includes samples of "Hot Dr. Pepper," and "winter warmer."

Date: 1938-07-11 ca.

Description: A McCormick-Deering eight can cooler on the production floor of the Lake City Bottling Company.

Date: 1945-05-05 

Description: Company trucks in front of Nehi Bottling Company (Royal Crown Soda), 2600 University Avenue at the intersection of Grand Avenue. The back ends of the four...

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: 1925 

Description: Exterior of the Nestle Food Condensery plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Beer label for Point Brewing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.

Date: 1940-07-18 

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

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior of a bar in Northern Wisconsin. Two bar patrons are pictured standing in front of the bar, with a bartender posing behind them. The back of the ca...

Poster

Adler Brau Ad

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional poster for Adler Brau showing a can and two bottles of beer on a platter beneath the slogan "Request the best... for Friend & Guest" and above...

Date: 1948-11-17 

Description: Construction scene of the Canada Dry Bottling Company building at 3396 University Avenue. Frenchy's restaurant is in the background.

Date: 1938 

Description: Workers packing bottles (possibly of soda) near a McCormick-Deering ten-can cooler at Parmlee Bottling Works.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two men pose with an International truck loaded with Moxie soft drink bottles parked in front of a stone building. The text on the bottle containers reads...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Beer label for Point Special Brewing.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Kolmar laboratories, a cosmetic manufacturer, is housed in the six-story building with the white facade. Northwestern Extract Company, supplier of beverage...

Photograph

Fox House

Date: 1925 

Description: The brick, Italianate style Fox House hotel in Columbus. There are brackets under the overhang and a large belvidere. A sign on the building advertises Coc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oconto Beer Label brewed by Oconto Brewing Company. The company logo is a crowned shield with the letters "O B Co" flanked by stalks of wheat.

Date: 1926-03-09 

Description: A man sits behind the wheel of an International Model 94 truck loaded with bottles of water. The truck is parked in front of the Magnetic Spring Water Com...

Date:  

Description: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...

Photograph

Buster Bottling Co.

Date: 1938 

Description: Workers packaging bottles of soda into crates, some of which are labeled "Orange Crush." A McCormick-Deering cooler sits nearby. Original caption states:...

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