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Date: 1916-12-04 ca.
Description: Storefront view of Milbauer's Pharmacy, with two automobiles parked on the street.
Description: Walter A. Olen, former president of the FWD (four wheel drive) Corporation and curator of the FWD Foundation museum, unveiled the Four Wheel Drive historic...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: An unidentified woman who worked at the Four Wheel Drive factory in Clintonville assembling trucks during World War I. She is wearing a special uniform fo...
Description: Storefronts of Malik Brothers, Paul Binder, and Frank Beer Home Bakery.
Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975
Description: Women employees at Four Wheel Drive's Clintonville factory.
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: date unknown
Description: Four women workers standing in front of the Four Wheel Drive Factory.
Description: Paving the main street with concrete was an occasion that brought out a large part of the Clintonville community to watch.
Description: View of some of the businesses on North Main Street, including the Strand Theater and Olk Drugs.
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...
Description: View of paper mill on the river.
Automobiles in Wisconsin History
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...
Description: A three-story wooden structure with front porch identified as the Ward Hotel by a large sign on the front of the building. Several automobiles are parked d...
Description: A woman stands in front of the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company factory in Clintonville.
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...
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...
Description: Letterhead of Tripod Chevrolet of Clintonville, Wisconsin, with three-quarter views of various Chevrolet models, including the Corvair, Corvette, and Cheve...
Description: Four wheel drive auto factory, with a smokestack billowing. The four-wheel drive propulsion was invented by Otto Zachow and William Besserdich. Walter A....
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