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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...

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: 1947 

Description: Food, Tobacco and Agriculture Workers session at Highlander. Connie Anderson, Educational Director for the organization, is standing in the center.

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.

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,...

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...

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: Senator Karl Mundt (S.D.,Rep.) wears a suit and hat while putting a cigar up to his mouth. Mundt came to Madison to address a session of the University of...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men pose in a tobacco field in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1937-02-17 

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

Date: 1945-02-07 

Description: Naval clerk selling Old Gold cigarettes to a trainee at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio) ship's store in the University of Wisconsin athletic stadium...

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

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

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.

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."

Photograph

Viola Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Viola Court House" — a small wooden building where one can find the Justice of the Peace. Posters on the exterior walls promote an up...

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....

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...

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...

Date: 1946-06-24 

Description: Johnny Roventini (known as "Johnny"), spokesman for Philip Morris cigarettes, is shown being interviewed by a woman at the WIBA radio station.

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...

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