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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: 1912-12 

Description: Sanborn Map of Sun Prairie. The map highlights the public and parochial schools, the exhange, and church buildings, etc.

Photograph

Smoking Pipes

Date: 1906-12-26 

Description: Alexander Krueger, August Krueger, and Henry Bigalk sitting on the front porch smoking pipes. August sits on a chair holding the bag of tobacco, while the...

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.

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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...

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Alexander Krueger and Henry Bigalk sitting on the floor of the front porch smoking pipes. The bag of tobacco sits on the ground in front of them.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A middle-aged man stands holding an agricultural implement in a field of tobacco plants. A sign next to him reads: "We Are Power Farmers Using Fordson Trac...

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)

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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,...

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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...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W. J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and 1888 winner of "The Sequence Stakes".

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

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

Date: 1937-02-17 

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

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

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

Photograph

Stalk Cutter

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from left rear of a man driving two mules who are pulling a stalk cutter across a field of what is possibly tobacco or corn. There are t...

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).

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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

Playing Cards

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Sarah Krueger and Henry Bigalk playing cards at a table set up outdoors next to the porch. Henry is smoking a pipe and has a large bottle of alcohol sticki...

Photograph

Tobacco Weeding

Date: 1968-06 

Description: Farmer weeding in a tobacco field.

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