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Biographical Book Excerpt

Heil, Constantine

Date: 1836-
County: Portage
Photograph

Welding a Milk Truck

Date: 1949
Description: Welding a milk truck at the Heil Corporation in Milwaukee. The Heil company was founded by German-born Julius P. Heil in 1901. As the Heil Rail Joint Wel...
Photograph

Julius P. Heil

Date: 1925
Description: Studio portrait of Julius Peter Heil, Wisconsin industrialist and Republican governor.
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Heil Basketball Team

Date: January 28 1948
Description: Basketball game between the electrical shop and machine shop employees of the Heil Company in Milwaukee.
Property Record

2844 S 29TH ST

Community: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee
Historic Name: Heil Factory
Reference Number: 232558
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Highway Commission Truck

Date: 1921
Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...
Property Record

3000 W MONTANA ST

Community: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee
Historic Name: Heil Company Office
Reference Number: 232557
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Enola the Welder

Date: February 1943
Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...
Property Record

2555 N HARDING BLVD

Community: Wauwatosa
County: Milwaukee
Historic Name: GOV. JULIUS & ELIZABETH HEIL HOUSE
Reference Number: 76965
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Evenaire Company

Date: December 13 1949
Description: Two company trucks park in front of the Evenaire Company "Controlled Temperature" building, located at 1976 Atwood Avenue. Photograph used in an advertisem...
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Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil Hands Over War Bonds

Date: April 16 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.
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New Tanks for Fauerbach Brewing Co.

Date: April 17 1934
Description: View across street towards two new tanks being delivered by the Heil Co. of Milwaukee on a Heil Company truck. The truck is parked in front of the Fauerbac...
Property Record

5240 N LAKE DR

Community: Whitefish Bay
County: Milwaukee
Historic Name: Carl Herzfeld House
Reference Number: 9305
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Material Transit Company Truck

Date: 1939
Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...
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Men Using TD-24 Crawler Tractors Constructing Veterans Hospital

Date: 
Description: Owned by Henry M. Turpin, 3300 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio. TD-24's used with a Bucyrus-Erie 170 scrapers and P-29 winches. The TD-18's used with Heil bulld...
Poster

Governor Heil's MacArthur Week Poster

Date: 1942
Description: Poster advertising a World War II scrap drive effort sponsored by Wisconsin Governor Julius Heil. The effort was known as "MacArthur Week" and took place b...
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Wisconsin Ice and Coal Company Truck

Date: September 21 1937
Description: A man stands in a lift attached to the bed of an International Model DR-60 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice and Coal Company. Another man stands atop a rai...
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Waukesha County Highway Department Snow Plow

Date: 1937
Description: Winter scene with an International D-70 truck owned by the Waukesha County Highway Department and outfitted with a scraper clearing snow from a rural road.
Historical Essay

Charles W. Nash and the Nash Motor Company

Learn about the strong influence Wisconsin held on the national automobile industry in the early-mid 20th Century.

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