Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.


General Store

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Description: View from unpaved road of the front of the two-story general store with a group of six men standing on the stoop. One man, perhaps the proprietor, wears st...

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.

Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

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