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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

Date: 1920 

Description: Interior pages of a brochure advertising the Topp-Stewart four-wheel drive tractor. Two photographs of men using the tractor, one in snow and one in a farm...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photograph looking across unpaved North Main Street towards commercial buildings. Two horse-drawn carriages and one horse-drawn freight wag...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Description: Letterhead of Frank H. Brady, publisher and printer of Clintonville, Wisconsin, with "The Tribune" printed in embossed gold type and a triangular area of s...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Five men pose with the first successful four-wheel drive vehicle, which was made in Clintonville in 1909. The inventor, Otto Zachow, is the man seated at t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Pictured here are four of the women who joined the work force at the Four Wheel Drive Company in Clintonville in order to build trucks for the American and...

Date: 1911 

Description: View from street of the high school. Three girls are standing on the sidewalk in front of the school.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photograph of elevated view of town.

Date: 1916-12-04 ca.

Description: Storefronts of Malik Brothers, Paul Binder, and Frank Beer Home Bakery.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from street towards the high school. There are children on the sidewalks in front of the building.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized photographic view looking down center of street. Published for Jno. T. Faber, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard of the high school. Children are standing outdoors in front.

Date: 1914 

Description: Paving the main street with concrete was an occasion that brought out a large part of the Clintonville community to watch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four women workers standing in front of the Four Wheel Drive Factory.

Photograph

Milbauer's Pharmacy

Date: 1916-12-04 ca.

Description: Storefront view of Milbauer's Pharmacy, with two automobiles parked on the street.

Date: 1950 

Description: View of some of the businesses on North Main Street, including the Strand Theater and Olk Drugs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman stands in front of the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company factory in Clintonville.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking across unpaved Main Street towards commercial buildings, including a meat market and the First National Bank. There are horse-drawn vehicles p...

Date: 1965 

Description: Letterhead of Tripod Chevrolet of Clintonville, Wisconsin, with three-quarter views of various Chevrolet models, including the Corvair, Corvette, and Cheve...

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