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Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.

Date:  ca.

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

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.

Print

Cardinal

Date:  ca.

Description: The cardinal, or redbird is a finch found throughout the Americas. Its defining features include bright red plumage, a musical song, and a pointed crest o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad tracks pass by a hotel and restaurant and the Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco Factory. Published by J.M. Miller.

Read the story of Madison's first and most beloved drunkard, Pinneo.

Print

Isaac Lewis

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...

Date:  ca.

Description: Helen Bertram, actress of stage and screen.

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: 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....

Date: 1935-04-26 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The drawing includes the word "Progressive" in blue and white letters over the shap...

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Cards produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Willie Harradon, a cyclist also known as "The Youthful Phenomenon".

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

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Description: Letterhead of the Mi Lola Cigar Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a Havana cigar company. On the left is the Mi Lola cigar box label with a woman in profile...

Date: 1942 

Description: Mrs. Kathryn Mann of Columbia, Pennsylvania, sits on a Farmall A tractor while Walter Dupes, salesman for J.B. Hostetter & Sons of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania,...

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Description: A father and son picking tobacco. East Tennessee Farmers Union.

Print

John Morrell

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Cards produced Allen and Ginter. Depicted is John Morrell, a first baseman for Boston.

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...

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.

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