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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This page from a stock book from Ferdinand Hotz's Chicago based jewelry business shows his inventory of gemstones, his costs, and the clients who bought th...

Date: 1948-08-11 

Description: Louis Heindel (left), Madison Business Association president, presented plaques to Edwin J. Connor, Emery Oliver, and Louis Hirsig in recognition of outsta...

Date: 1959-06-24 

Description: View of a Mid Century-style service station with two service bays and a sales room. Three gas pumps and the trunk of a car are visible and trees stand in...

Date: 1966 

Description: This 1966 map shows topography, roads, highways, golf courses, government buildings, and businesses around Delavan Lake in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Incl...

Photograph

Earl Bjurmen

Date: 1954-01-07 

Description: Portrait of Earl Bjurmen, Service Manager at Caves Buick Company, 21 North Park Street.

Poster

The Iron Heel

Date: 1918 

Description: Poster includes a cartoon panel in which a mule, wearing a hat with an American flag and Red Cross flag, and branded with "U.S.A.," is standing over three...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men sit in four International trucks outside of an International Harvester dealership. One of the trucks is a Model M operated by Terpstra & Son Gardeners....

Photograph

Alpha Kappa Psi

Date: 1958-10-17 

Description: Initiation ceremony of the University of Wisconsin-Madison chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity. Governor Vernon W. Thomson became W...

Date: 1957-05-22 

Description: From left to right are Mayor Ivan Nestingen; Ted Melroy, West Side Business Men's Assn. president; Mel Von Eschen, East Side Business Men's Assn.president;...

Date: 1918 

Description: Poster featuring a cartoon panel in which an overworked mule, labeled: "Industry," is running on a treadmill that is belt-driving a wheel on the side of a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The interior of the Southern Wisconsin Produce Company, venders of farming and gardening tools and supplies.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck hauling crates of beer labeled "Grand Rapids Brewing Company" and "Petersen Brewing Company." Th...

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Description: View of stores on Canal Street with a large group of people milling about. There is a Hardware and Stoves store on the left side of the image.

Historical Essay

Allis, Edward P. (1824-1889)

Learn more about the entrepreneur and manufacturing innovator who established, Allis Company, Milwaukee's largest industrial employer in the late 1880s.

Date: 1918 

Description: Poster includes a cartoon panel showing a scale. On one side, which is labeled: "Price to Consumer," are weights labeled: "Supply, Demand, Quality, and Was...

Date: 1888 

Description: Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.

Date: 1968-04-11 

Description: Japanese businessmen visit an American manufacturing firm in South Milwaukee and pose inside a huge metal implement. The American firm is Bucyrus-Erie and...

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map includes business directories, a statistical table, as well as illustrations of public, residential, and commercial properties. Commu...

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Description: Exterior view of Tucker's Rexall Drugstore. Winter's watertower is visible in the background.

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