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Photograph

Marlboro Billboard

Date: 1973-04 

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

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

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Description: Men standing on top of, and around, a train carrying tobacco. A sign on the side of each car reads, "This car contains tobacco used in making Old Virginia...

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

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: 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...

Print

John Morrell

Date:  ca.

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

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...

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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...

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)

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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: Studio portrait of a man sitting in a chair rolling a cigarette in front of a painted backdrop. A tin of Prince Albert Tobacco sits on his knee.

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Double exposure image of Henry Bigalk playing cards with himself at a table placed outside next to the porch. Alcohol bottles, cards, a mug, and a bag of t...

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....

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 Farming

Date:  

Description: Farmers harvesting and loading tobacco on a tobacco rack to take to a shed.

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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Description: Three people standing in a tobacco field. There are trees in background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Tobacco field in foreground, with haystacks, barn with cupola, nad house with people standing in front of it. Other small wood farm buildings are in the ba...

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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