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Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1965 

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

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: 1916-12-04 ca.

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

Date: 1950 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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Description: Women employees at Four Wheel Drive's Clintonville factory.

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Description: View of paper mill on the river.

Photograph

Milbauer's Pharmacy

Date: 1916-12-04 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

War Worker

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...

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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: The first successful four-wheel drive vehicle was made in Clintonville, in 1909. The inventor, Otto Zachow, is the man seated at the rear of the steam-powe...

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Four wheel drive auto factory, with a smokestack billowing.

Photograph

Ward Hotel

Date: 1925 

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...

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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