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Photograph

Raymond Alpin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Raymond Alpin, president of the Potter School District No. 3 PTA stands in the doorway of his garage. There is a large Firestone advertisement on the left....

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Map or Atlas

Plot of Brillion

Date: 1863 

Description: This plat map of Brillion is ink and pencil on paper. The front of the map shows a plat of the town, roads, and Spring Creek, and includes a significant ha...

Photograph

Lake Winnebago

Date: 1963-08-11 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the northern end of Lake Winnebago, seen from High Cliff State Park. The sunset is subdued by a large cloud formation over the lake. On th...

Date: 1933 

Description: Students sitting at their desks with their books open at Potter School, District No. 3. Magazines and newspapers hang on a line strung against the back wal...

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving between hills with trees in autumn color. There are flowers in the fields on both sides of the road. Text at foo...

Photograph

Central House Hotel

Date: 1919 

Description: View of the Central House Hotel, built in 1863.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a country road shaded by trees in autumn color.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Lauson 15-25 kerosene tractor with "21 jewel movement" Hyatt & Timken roller bearings. The advertisement features an illustration of...

Photograph

Kraus House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Kraus House, lodging operated by Hubert Kraus, and once used as a Civil War drill house. The building was razed in 1936 according to some local residents....

Photograph

Willard Nuss

Date: 1933 

Description: Willard Nuss, holding a small dog on a chain leash, poses near Peace Evangelical and Reformed Church in Potter. He was the "leader of the highest class in...

Photograph

St. Mary's School

Date: 1906 

Description: View of St. Mary's School.

Date: 1933 

Description: Submitted as an example of "The Homes of Pupils", this two-story Victorian house was the parsonage of Peace Reformed Church and home of Pastor Edward P. Nu...

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Chilton Branch of the Falk Jung & Borchert Brewing Company, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It includes, on the left, an elevated...

Date: 1947-10-10 

Description: Aerial view of Dundas cannery.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of houses along street.

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertisement for Lauson gasoline and kerosene engines and tractors with a slogan reading "Built Up to a Standard - Not Down to a Price." The advertisement...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Hayton Opera House and the connecting building which is now the Hayton Bar.

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.
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