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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: 1912-12 

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

Historical Essay

Ojibwe Presentation Pipe

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Ojibwe pipe presented to Wisconsin territorial governor James Duane Doty, 1844. (Museum object #1955.399,A)

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

Stringing Tobacco

Date: 1938-09 

Description: A farmer stringing tobacco somewhere in southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1939 

Description: Field workers gathering and spearing cut tobacco leaves.

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: 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:  

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

Date:  ca.

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

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: 1946-12-16 

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

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,...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W.J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and winner of "The Suburban 1886."

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:  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: 1957-05-01 

Description: "Blase beyond words were these three Shorewood women who came to the party in the abbreviated, waist-less, low-necked frocks characteristic of the 1920s."...

Photograph

Marlboro Billboard

Date: 1973-04 

Description: A Marlboro cigarette billboard advertisement looms over King Street.

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...

Date:  ca.

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

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