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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...

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Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Bryant Hall at the Grand Army Home for Veterans.

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Description: A threshing crew of men pose on tractors and threshing equipment on the Krenke farm. The tractor is powered by an engine and the threshing machine is pulle...

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Iola Aerial View

Date: 1965 

Description: An aerial view of Iola, Wisconsin looking west. Located in the lower left corner is an elementary school.

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Indian Crossing

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Indian crossing at Chain O' Lakes.

Date: 1967 

Description: Carlson's One Stop Market located on STH 22.

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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Swiss Chapel

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.

Date: 1942 

Description: Men working on a "MacArthur Week" scrap drive near an International Harvester dealership. Two men are on the flatbed of a truck, and there is also a horse-...

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Rainbow Motel

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Description: The Rainbow Motel located on US Highway 45 at New London, Wisconsin.

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Iola Street

Date: 1970-02-12 

Description: State Highway 51 in Iola, Wisconsin, primarily showing the Fire Department and its siren.

Date: 1942 

Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...

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Waupaca County Road

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: McNinch Road, an unpaved road near the Little Wolf River crossing in the town of Wyoming.

Date: 2008 

Description: Gray Czeskleba ran a hardware store at 206 West Fulton Street in Waupaca before turning exclusively to gasoline and oil distribution in 1925.

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King's Koffee Kup

Date: 1967 

Description: King's Koffee Kup, a restaurant located on STH 22.

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"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

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Iola Storefronts

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Description: Nineteenth century storefronts and angle parking in downtown Iola, Wisconsin.

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Description: Letterhead of T.F. Mackmiller, a wholesale liquor dealer from Iron River, Wisconsin, with a plaque that reads "Wholesale Liquor Dealer." On the left is a c...

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Wedding Day

Date: 1913-09 

Description: Wedding day of Alice Armstrong Ashmun, Mary's niece, to Edwin Trenbath. They are standing in wedding attire in front of a porch while Alice is cradling a...

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Iola Car Show

Date: 1989 

Description: Antique cars at the annual Iola Car Show.

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