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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.

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Description: Interior view of the kitchen area showing a table, cupboards, ice box, broom, and windows, in a cottage at Nature Lovers Paradise on Jackson Lake near Gran...

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Squaw Bay Caves

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the Squaw Bay Caves, near Cornucopia, with people in a boat off to the far left. The caves were renamed Mawikwe Bay, and Mawikwe is Ojibwe for weep...

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Description: View of seven men wearing pants, boots, belts and long-sleeved button-up shirts holding a box and three stringers of fish they caught. The wooden boats in...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View across water of a man, woman, and two children on the shoreline of Lake Owen at the White Pine Lodge. There is a dock on the far left, and a two-story...

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Tony's Place

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across field of a two-story stone house with a wood barn near Cable Lake.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from water of people sitting in a canoe next to a boat dock where more people are standing. A boathouse is on shore and a cottage is up a slight hill...

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Raspberry School

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view of the Raspberry School with a group of adults and children standing outside its entrance.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Cabins around clearing in the woods at Lyndale Bay Resort on Upper Eau Claire Lake.

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Cable Drug Store

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Description: View of exterior of the Cable Drug Store. The signs on the exterior advertise that they have a soda fountain with Russell's Ice Cream and Coca-Cola.

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Shoreline View

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: View from Lake Superior looking at the shoreline of Washburn. Houses, buildings, people, cars and trees are visible on shore.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Dance Hall at the Red Arrow Resort on Deep Lake. There are streamers decorating the ceiling and chairs and benches along the walls.

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Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a sawmill.

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Description: View from shoreline of dock site towards Lake Superior, showing sulphur pile and a large chute in the background.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Boys and girls wearing bathing suits standing, swimming, or diving off of a large wooden dock into Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior on the beach at Memorial...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of Bayfield shows a plat of the town, roads, and part of Lake Superior. Relief is shown by hachures. The right margin of the map includes illustra...

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Community House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Community room of the Library and Community Center.

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Walker High School

Date: 1920 

Description: Walker High School in Washburn, Wisconsin.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Highway through Iron River on what is now Highway 2 near the junction with County Highway A.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church.

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