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Date: 1967-12-04 

Description: Bill and Jim Mahoney's Pure Oil Service Station located on Main Street (STH 13) in Wisconsin Rapids.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Prototype glider floor turned on its side on two saw horses to be photographed. The glider was being developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidate...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of two-story brick building with a small awning over the front. Located on the corner of a dirt road. The awning has "General Merchandis...

Date: 1944-03-03 

Description: Ken Nelson, an employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids, monitors the performance of the #1 Treater. The machi...

Date: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Left interior panel of the Hotel Witter dinner menu, with a tipped-in photographic three-quarter view of the exterior of the hotel, printed in blue ink.

Date: 1897 

Description: Plank sidewalk and woodpiles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the First National Bank, built in 1919. Men stand outside the building, one drinking from a fountain. A man stands across the street near the...

Photograph

Pulpwood

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from river of a machine/crane moving bundles of pulpwood to be made into paper.

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the construction of the glider floor manufactured by the Consolidated Paper Company as part of its war effort during World War II.

Date: 2008 

Description: Welcoming future customers to their new station, Carl Miller and Joe Walloch held a grand-opening in August 1940. The special: seven gallons of Pennant gas...

Photograph

Commercial Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-story wood frame building with an awning over the front right entrance. Smaller buildings are on the right along the dirt road.

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men working in field during Wisconsin cranberry harvest. Crates are stacked up throughout the field.

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Newell Jasperson of the Whittlesey Cranberry Company with machinery used in cranberry fields. There is snow on the ground, and behind him is a parked autom...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Wood County Courthouse, built in 1866 by Lyman Howe and John Rablin. The brick building features an arched entrance, and automobiles are...

Photograph

Rog's Superette

Date: 1967-11-12 

Description: Rog's Superette, a small grocery store located on Main Street (STH 13) in Wisconsin Rapids.

Photograph

Consoweld Employees

Date: 1953 

Description: Group picture of some employees of the Consoweld Company (formerly the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper): Front row, left to right: John O'Leary, To...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Consolidated Paper Company Offices standing on the bank of the Wisconsin River. The Consolidated Paper Company formed in 1894.

Date: 1944-06-15 

Description: Paper manufacturing equipment of the Consolidated Paper Company.

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