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Photograph

Tobacco Harvest

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Description: Men in field with tobacco on wagon and barn in background. Lewis Dahl's tobacco harvest in back of his father's home (Nels Dahl).

Print

Anna Neagle

Date:  ca.

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

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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...

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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,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: M.H. Bekkedale and E. Rosenwald and Brothers Leaf Tobacco warehouse. There is a boxcar on tracks near the warehouse, and a bluff in the far background.

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...

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.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map shows the railroads of southern Wisconsin with the routes of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway traced in red. The township grid, counti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men sit on piles of tobacco in a large warehouse with a number of rows of cured tobacco. Along the edges of the warehouse men are seated and standing.

Print

Hummingbird

Date:  ca.

Description: The hummingbird is a small New World bird of the family Trochilidae. It has iridescent plumage, a long, slender beak, and rapidly beating wings, which ena...

Print

W.J.M. Barry

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is W.J.M. Barry, Hammer Thrower.

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: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Historical Essay

Farming and Rural Life

Discover how farming drew immigrants to Wisconsin in the 19th century, the state's role as a major wheat producer, and later diversification of crops.

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette advertising card produces by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is William Muldoon, wrestler. Muldoon learned how to wrestle in the Civil War camps of t...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a tobacco field.

Date:  ca.

Description: The American or Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is the national symbol of the United States. It is the only eagle unique to North America, and is li...

Photograph

Stringing Tobacco

Date: 1938-09 

Description: A farmer stringing tobacco somewhere in southern Wisconsin.

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Description: Side view of a man cultivating tobacco with an International Super A tractor. A house and other buildings are visible in the background, including a shed w...

Photograph

William Krueger

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of William Krueger holding a book in his lap and holding a pair of eyeglasses. Behind him, a long pipe rests against a table on which sits a box,...

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