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Magazine or Periodical

National Vehicle Magazine

Date: March 15 1908
Description: Cover of the National Vehicle magazine with the slogan: "Everything on Wheels".
Photograph

Wisconsin's First Coupe

Date: 1905
Description: Automobile alleged to be the first coupe built in Wisconsin. The vehicle was built by Gus Wilkie of Sheboygan from the body of a carriage and the chassis f...
Postcard

Four Wheel Drive Auto Factory in Clintonville

Date: 1909
Description: Four wheel drive auto factory, with a smokestack billowing. The four-wheel drive propulsion was invented by Otto Zachow and William Besserdich. Walter A....
Postcard

Wagon Factories

Date: 1907
Description: Elevated view of the wagon factories.
Photograph

Man Drives 1909 International Auto Wagon

Date: 1909
Description: A man in a hat drives a 1909 International Auto Wagon loaded with lumber, barrels and a sack near a park or rural area.
Postcard

Lake Lawn Resort

Date: 1909
Description: Hand-colored view of the Lake Lawn Resort. Delavan Lake is in the background on the left. There is an automobile parked under a roofed entryway that leads...
Book or Pamphlet

International Auto Buggy

Date: 1908
Description: Catalog cover for the International auto buggy. Features a black and white insert of a group riding in an auto buggy driving up to a house. Printed by the...
Book or Pamphlet

International Auto Buggy

Date: 1909
Description: Catalog cover for the International auto buggy featuring a color illustration of a woman driving one of the vehicles. The IH product name is another exampl...
Postcard

Restored Mitchell

Date: 1903
Description: A restored early Mitchell originally manufactured in Racine. The color postcard was an advertisement of the Moore Oil Company of Milwaukee. The Mitchell Co...
Book or Pamphlet

Deering Steel Rice Binder Catalog Cover

Date: 1902
Description: Catalog cover in light blue featuring an art nouveau frame in black around an illustration of ducks over marshy water with lilypads and rice plants. A red...
Postcard

Homecoming Parade

Date: July 06 1908
Description: Text on front reads: "Home Coming Parade, Racine, Wis., July 6th 09." Image of the Mitchell Motor Company float. Two very large figures made of tires and p...
Postcard

Parade Car

Date: 1907
Description: An automobile decorated for an early 4th of July parade traveling down the street. The passengers are dressed festively. Signs for "Castersen & Co. General...
Postcard

Weiser's Store

Date: 1907
Description: Text on front reads: "Weiser's Store, Saxeville, Wis." A brick building with a decorative storefront has a raised concrete platform and gasoline pumps in f...
Photograph

Electric Car on Hill

Date: 1904
Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building is in the background, as well as a building with a si...
Photograph

Bustling Street Scene

Date: 1905
Description: Busy street with automobiles, pedestrians and a horse-drawn cart. Streetcar tracks can be seen in the center of the street. Business signs read: "W.A. Gill...
Photograph

Men with Deering Auto-Mower

Date: 1900
Description: A group of men outdoors are standing behind a Deering Auto-Mower holding Deering signs. The mower was an experimental gas powered mowing machine. The text...
Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907
Description: Text on front reads: "Main Street, Saxeville, Wis." Weiser's Store, a brick building with a decorative storefront has a raised concrete platform and gasoli...
Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909
Description: View down Main Street of cars and shops lining both sides of the street. The buildings include: the Grand Central Hotel, an ice cream shop, and an automoti...
Historical Essay

Horses to Horsepower - Image Gallery Essay

Automobiles in Wisconsin History
Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.
Photograph

Madison Saddlery Company on an Outing

Date: 1907
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Madison Branch of the Madison Saddlery Company located at 313-317 E. Wilson Street. The event may be a recreational gathering...

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