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Driving Hogs through Town

Description: Bill Payne driving a herd of large hogs through town on Main Street, possibly on the way to Adam Best's Butcher's Shop. Storefronts identified, from left t...

Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.

Two Men with Child in Drugstore

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

Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1885
Description: Exterior view of Fauerbach's Brewery at 651-53 Williamson Street.

Grocery Convention Display

Date: 1933
Description: The Fauerbach Beer display at the Grocery Convention. The display consists of many bottles of beer, beer cases, die cut cardboard displays, cloth bunting a...

Lexington Market

Date: 1905
Description: People posing at the Lexington Market.

Felix's Bakery

Date: August 26 1928
Description: Night view of luscious pastries in the display window at Felix's Bakery, owned by Felix Odehnal, 715 University Avenue.

Valentine Flower Window Display

Date: February 12 1941
Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.

Interior of University Floral Company

Date: November 13 1926
Description: Interior view of University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue, displaying flowers, potted plants, baskets, and wreaths.

Machines Agricoles & Ficelle Deering

Date: 1926
Description: Advertising calendar for Deering farm machinery featuring color illustration of a street in a French town with people looking on as a man puts up a "Deerin...

Universal Grocery Company Storefront

Date: October 13 1927
Description: Storefront of the Universal Grocery Company, 20 W. Mifflin Street, with window displays. Also visible is a portion of The Hub, 22 W. Mifflin Street, a sto...

Nancee Hat Shop

Date: September 07 1935
Description: Exterior night view of the Nancee Hat Shop at 7 South Pinckney Street featuring hats, purses and an Art Deco entrance.

Hill's Department Store

Date: August 13 1957
Description: Exterior night view night of Hill's Department Store window, 202 State Street, displaying twelve ladies' "fashion tailored" long sleeve shirts. Advertised...

Ott's Drugstore

Date: 1904
Description: Interior view of Ott's Drugstore which was located at 21 North Pinckney Street.

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.

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...

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...

McDrum Drug Company

Description: Customers pose at the soda fountain counter.

Charles F. Tompkins Drugstore

Date: 1919
Description: Panoramic view showcasing impressive candy displays and a soda fountain in Tompkin's Drugstore on 63rd street.

La Pharmacie Francaise Museum

Date: 1960
Description: Reproduction of the apothecary shop owned by Louis Dufilho, the first licensed pharmacist in the United States. Louisiana pioneered in regulating the profe...

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