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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...


Raymond Holzse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of a waist-up portrait of Raymond Holzse. Holzse was described as a "bandit of northern Wisconsin, who planned several stage holdups."


Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...


Hanging Vine

Date: 1963-05-26 ca.

Description: A close-up of a hanging vine near a wire fence. In the background is a field bordered by trees.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows the township and range system, sections, schools, churches, cemeteries, town halls, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Shawano Count...


Cream Wagon

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: Man driving a cream wagon pulled by a team of horses and loaded with dairy products.


The Dells

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Elevated view of The Dells. A group of people are standing on a rock formation on the right overlooking the river. On the left is a rocky shoreline, and in...


Philipp residence

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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.


Description: Two men pour maple sap into metal barrels and buckets at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm. One man stands in the back trailer hitched to a John Deere tract...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1834 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.


Feed Plant

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

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


Description: Letterhead of A.K. Porter, a poultry breeder and egg dealer from Shawano, Wisconsin, with an image of a rooster and a chicken. Printed on lined note paper.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Shawano County Highway Department garage.

Date: 1908-08-24 

Description: Photographic postcard of the entrance to the G.H. Goldrick General Merchandise store. Trees and a flier-covered telephone pole can also be seen. Text on th...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: This map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, schools, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Shawano County, which at t...

Date: 1933-05-18 

Description: National Guardsmen, who were sworn in as deputies, approach milk strikers through what appears to be a cloud of smoke.


Main Street

Date: 1912 

Description: Main Street Shawano with a trolley going down the street.

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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