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Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1879
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...
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Werner Clothing Store

Date: 1900
Description: Families gathered outside of Werner's Drugstore on annuity pay day. A sign reads "Medicine sold here" in Ho-Chunk, German, and Norwegian. The Ho-Chunk syll...
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Two Men with Child in Drugstore

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Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.
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Drugstore Soda Fountain

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Description: There were several businesses in Greendale, including a Co-op grocery store, variety store, post office, movie theater and a doctor and dentist office. The...
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Eilert Farm Equipment Exterior

Date: 1938
Description: The front of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The image appeared on the cover of a brochure titled the "McCormick-...
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Costume Parade

Date: 1907
Description: Elevated view of a costume parade on State Street, at the corner of State Street and Gilman Street. On both sides of the street are drugstores. The one on...
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Corner of State and Fairchild Streets

Date: 1925
Description: The corner of State and Fairchild Streets showing Yost-Kessnich's and the Capitol Theatre under construction.
Manuscript

International Harvester Stock Certificate

Date: 1906
Description: International Harvester Company stock trust certificate.
Manuscript

To The Knights of Labor of America

Date: April 29 1886
Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.
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Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)

Date: 1900
Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buil...
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Ott's Drugstore

Date: 1904
Description: Interior view of Ott's Drugstore which was located at 21 North Pinckney Street.
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Charles Pfeifer, Deutsche Apotheke (German Apothecary)

Date: 1888
Description: Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.
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Sumner's Drugstore

Date: 1905
Description: Interior view of Sumner's Drugstore, which was established in 1855. From left to right are George "Jud" Stone, Edwin Sumner, and Bert B. Collyer.
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Community Pharmacy

Date: July 10 1975
Description: Entrance to the WSA Community Pharmacy, located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin.
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J. Cunradi's Drugstore

Date: 1890
Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.
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Baldauf Drug Company

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Description: Interior view of the modern grill room and postal station in the Baldauf Drug Company.
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Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903
Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...
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E.A. Horn's Drugstore

Date: 1888
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
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Edward N. Farber

Date: September 06 1957
Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...
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McDrum Drug Company

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Description: Customers pose at the soda fountain counter.

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