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Photograph

Stringing Tobacco

Date: 1938-09 

Description: A farmer stringing tobacco somewhere in southern Wisconsin.

Photograph

Tobacco Planting

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A young man in the foreground examines tobacco leaves. Two boys sit on a tractor attachment in the background.

From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays

Discover the important role that tobacco and the Peace Pipe have played throughout Wisconsin's history.

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1928-08-22 

Description: View of Mr. Klein farm showing use of "Red Steer" fertilizer on tobacco field looking East.

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Tobacco Farming

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Description: Farmers harvesting and loading tobacco on a tobacco rack to take to a shed.

Date: 1946-12-16 

Description: Piggly Wiggly store tobacco display with cans of Prince Albert and George Washington brands in cans.

Photograph

Tobacco Weeding

Date: 1968-06 

Description: Farmer weeding in a tobacco field.

Photograph

Stalk Cutter

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man drives two mules who are pulling a stalk cutter across a field of what is possibly tobacco or corn. There are tree stumps in the field.

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.

Date:  ca.

Description: The Blue Headed Tanager is a New World songbird from the family Thraupidae, known for its brightly-colored plumage.

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: 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...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Ballschmider of the Cream City Tobacco Works of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, manufacturer of and dealer in various tobacco products. On...

Date: 1937-02-17 

Description: Kennedy Manor dining room bar with four stools and cigarette vending machine, 1 Langdon Street.

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted are Bill Krieg and Gus Klopf, two Minneapolis Millers baseball players.

Historical Essay

State Capitol Spittoon

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Ornamented bronze cuspidor (spittoon) used in the Wisconsin State Capitol, c. 1915-1955. (Museum object #1955.3600,A-B)
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