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Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithographic print of portrait of Francis Scott Key. In the background is the sheet music for the Star Spangled Banner, and an American flag.

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

Description: The tobacco and cigar counter of the Center Street Pharmacy, located at 2002 W. Center Street.

Date:  ca.

Description: Cock-of-the-Rock is named for its distinctive crest. It is from the bird family Cotingidae, and native to the tropical rain forests of South America and G...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a tobacco field. Several farmhouses can be seen nearby.

Print

Anna Neagle

Date:  ca.

Description: Anna Neagle [Florence Marjorie Robertson] (1904-1986), started as a dancer and became a popular film actress.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved road of the front of a brick two-story tobacco warehouse. Three men are posed standing on the stoop in front of the door. A barefoot gi...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Two men are posed amid tobacco plants. Behind the men are a windmill and barn. In the center background a woman and a child stand near tall stacks of hay....

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a downward-sloping street with small shops on either side. Signs on the left advertise, "Model Smoking Tobacco" and "Hood's Ice Cream," and "L.R....

Photograph

Picking Tobacco

Date:  date unknown

Description: Agricultural workers picking tobacco in a field in Havana, Cuba. A small agricultural hut or shed can be seen nearby.

Photograph

Scene on Highway 11

Date: 1929 

Description: View down a commercial street, with an automobile coming down the street. There is a soda/ice cream shop which offers tobacco, cigars, and candy. The City...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of J.A. Walker, manufacturer of Havana cigars in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a lighted cigar trailing a wisp of smoke over a stippled rectangle an...

Date:  ca.

Description: Yellow Bellied Broad Tail is a variety of parakeet.

Date:  

Description: Three people standing in a tobacco field. There are trees in background.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of John A. Bosacki of Minocqua, Wisconsin, a cigar manufacturer, with an image of a cigar rolled in the "perfecto" shape.

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man opens the rear door of an International truck used by Spheeris Brothers Inc. The original caption reads, "Model D2, 125" W.B. - 6.00 - 16 tires." Th...

Print

Kingfisher

Date:  ca.

Description: The kingfisher, from the Alcedinidae family is noted for its crested head, bright colors, and long, sharp bill. Most species feed on fish by diving and gr...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Louis Koenig, dealer in "Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars" from Scott, Wisconsin, with a drawing of two men wearing long-sleeved shirts, vests,...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a tobacco field. Text on photograph reads: "Publ. By Smith's Drug Store, Marianna, Fla." and "Photo By C.E. Pleas, Chiply, Fla."

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W.J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and winner of "The Suburban 1886".

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