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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

Philipp residence

Date: 1925 

Description: Home of ex-Governor Emanuel L. Philipp, in Badger?

Photograph

Selective Logging

Date: 1938-03 

Description: A large white pine being felled on the Menominee Indian Reservation. This photograph was taken to illustrate the tribe's selective logging practices.

Date: 1895-07-19 

Description: Man and dog standing in a field of spring wheat on the farm of Ferdinand Ledke. Another man is standing in the background, facing the forest.

Postcard

School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of a school with the students gathered on the board sidewalk. Adults are gathered near the front steps of the entrance to the school...

Photograph

Shawano Airport

Date: 1951 

Description: Shawano Municipal Airport and airport managers Jack and Dorothy Wussow. In 1954 the Wussows gave up cold weather flying to become managers of an airport i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians in traditional dress.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Street Shawano looking south.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from the end of the public dock looking inland.

Date:  

Description: Spectators at a high school basketball game are urged to support the team by jumping cheerleaders.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Ernest Oshkosh (?1875-1929), grandson of Chief Oshkosh, son of Neopit. He is wearing a cap, bib overalls, and a striped...

Photograph

Feed Plant

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: View of the Gresham Cooperative Feed Mill. A residential house is visible in the background.

Date: 1949-06 

Description: Elevated view of people examining display cases in a gymnasium containing objects from the French Gratitude Train. Two U.S. flags are hanging at the far en...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view looking up to the dells of the Eau Claire River with trees in the background.

Date: 1961-09-17 

Description: View at sunrise of a split-rail fence and fields.

Date: 1939-10 

Description: Wolf River Paper Company factory, including smokestacks and water tower.

Photograph

Herman Rafoth

Date: 1925 

Description: Herman Rafoth, smoking a pipe, stands behind a two-story wooden house. Rafoth was the driver of a stage held up by Raymond Holzse on May 8, 1880. A woman...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Menominee Indian Reservation Government School near Shawano.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a road passing through the county park.

Date: 1956-02-13 

Description: Group portrait of the Shawano High School basketball team, the Indians.

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