• Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin, 1950-1951

    Shadd, Mary Ellen

    The first directory of African American businesses in Wisconsin appeared in 1950. Edited by Mary Ellen Shadd, the directory profiled professional, religious, educational, civic, fraternal, social, his…

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  • 127 131 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This Italianate structure was built ca. 1873 by Louis Schultz, a local brewer. Only the east part was built originally, but the west section was built by 1898. William Daniels began a harness shop and…

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  • 148 and 150 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was built prior to 1885. Mrs. Christina LaSallette had a millinery and notions shop here. She owned the property since at least 1889. She was born in France in 183…

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  • 237 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was built in 1877 by Hackett and Buckley with S. Shipman as the architect. N. W. Sallade's Drugstore was located here. Moses Young later took over the drugstore bu…

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  • 100 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was build ca. 1902 and was part of Bernien's block. John Bernien ran a farm implement business in Reedsburg since ca. 1892. The business had several locations in R…

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  • 249 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was built in 1878 by J. N. Parker for Giles Stevens. Much of the block had been destroyed by a fire in 1877. Stevens purchased land from N. W. Sallade and another…

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  • 118 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This Second Empire structure was built ca. 1885-1892. Prior to 1885 a smaller building was on this site and used as a hardware shop. In 1894 Henry Fritscher bought this building from Behn and was conv…

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  • 158 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was built ca. 1906-1907 by Mrs. Christina LaSallette after a fire in the Behn block to the west. Mrs. LaSallette had a millinery and employed a staff of nine. Mrs…

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  • Ludington Street, Looking North, Columbus, Wis. Postcard (before 1900)

    Color lithographic postcard (from before 1900) with a north-facing view of Ludington Street in downtown Columbus showing horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, telephone lines, and storefronts including an…

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  • 236 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular building was constructed prior to 1885. Paul Bishop's boot and shoe store was lost in an 1877 fire that destroyed all but one building on the north side of main street betwe…

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  • Simmons furniture store display

    Simmons Company

    Simmons beds and mattresses on display in the Jackson Furniture Company, Oakland, California. The Simmons Company had a Visual Merchandising Program designed to make department store furniture and bed…

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  • Preservation Racine newsletter 2007, no. 4 (Winter)

    Featured articles include "Porters of Racine Celebrates 150th or Bend Your Steps Toward Porters" by Mary Whitman (history and photographs of Porters Furniture and Undertaking"; "From the President"; s…

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  • Wayman family

    Kingsbury, Arthur, J., 1876-1956

    The Wayman family standing outside of a storefront. Handwritten caption reads: "A family group, Three Lakes. Kingsbury, Antigo. 45." Top row, left to right: John Klashushk Jr., Ellie Wayman, Helen Way…

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  • 101 East Main Street, Evansville, Wisconsin

    A black and white photograph of the F. A. Baker & Co. Building at 101 East Main Street. The building is also called the Baker Block and was built in 1893. Occupants of the building include hardware st…

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  • Simmons furniture display

    Simmons Company

    A storeroom display of Simmons living and bedroom furniture in an unknown department store. A Simmons mattress hangs against the back wall with a starry night sky backdrop and a sign reading “Only Sim…

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  • 36 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was build in 1910. The building housed Strampe's Steam Laundry. In recent years, the Reedsburg Pastry Shop and Reedsburg TV and Lighting have occupied the space. T…

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  • 140 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    The west, middle and east sections of this commercial vernacular structure were built prior to 1885, ca. 1892 and 1906 respectively. In 1894 W.J. Behn bought property to build a hardware store. Since…

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  • Store front

    Kingsbury, Arthur, J., 1876-1956

    Man in front of a small wooden retail shop in the woods.

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  • Simmons furniture store display

    Simmons Company

    Simmons beds and mattresses on display in the L. Fish Furniture Company showroom, Chicago, Illinois The Simmons Company had a Visual Merchandising Program designed to make department store furniture a…

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  • 139 Main St, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Stager, Claudette

    This commercial vernacular structure was built in 1910. It is known as the Louis Schultze Block and was built to house a general store. In 1910, the Siefert, Horkan and Verthein Company, a department…

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