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Image of Certificate - 1991.002.199

Certificate - 1991.002.199

Certificate of the election of Edward C. Higbee as Circuit Judge of the 6th Judicial District, April 1912. The certificate has a black border and a gold seal in the bottom left corner. Dimensions: 17" height and 11" width

Record Type: Archive

Image of Certificate - 1991.002.200

Certificate - 1991.002.200

Certificate of the election of Edward C. Higbee as Circuit Judge of the 6th Judicial District, April 1918. The certificate has a black border and a gold seal in the bottom left corner. 1 Dimensions: 7" height and 11" width.

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Image of Certificate - 1991.002.201

Certificate - 1991.002.201

Certificate of the appointment of Edward C. Higbee as Circuit Judge of the 6th Judicial District, June 5, 1909. State seal printed at top, gold seal with red ribbon on bottom. 16" h x 10.38" wide.

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Image of Certificate, Commemorative - 2009.015.010

Certificate, Commemorative - 2009.015.010

"Ye Old Shellback" certificate. Text reads: "Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The court of Neptune Rex does hereby acclaim and honor K.E. Brekke a certified salt of "Thaddeus K" and entitled to one weather beaten plank on the foredeck, or sea stamp for bail bouy. Having been found worthy during voage #7 under the watchful eyes of Adolph's "U" boats. Signed Neptune Rex and M. Allen, Captain"

Record Type: Archive

Image of Commission - 2016.fic.024

Commission - 2016.fic.024

Commission of Fred H. Haukerson to 1st Lt. in the La Crosse Light Guard. Seal of Wisconsin and signature of Gov. Rusk.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Diary - 2009.015.002

Diary - 2009.015.002

"Start Any Time Perpetual Pocket Diary" given to Kermit Brekke by Evelyn (future wife) on February 17. Black covers with "Diary" written in gold on front cover. "Recieved Feb 17 from E.S." written on top of front page. Created for the year 1943. Page shown has special record on March 9: "moved got letter from E. Best one ever gotten. Said yes got from Olida to said she was trying to get me out." Refers to his engagement to Evelyn.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Diploma - 1991.002.237

Diploma - 1991.002.237

Diploma from La Crosse Central High School for Mary Ellen Higbee, June 15, 1933. Dimensions: 13.75" height and 17" width.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Engraving - 2017.fic.149

Engraving - 2017.fic.149

Engraving of Offices and Warehouses of Segelke and Kohlhaus Mfg. Co. La Crosse, WI. Bottom right corner has a small banner that says Northern Engraving Co. La Crosse, WI.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Envelope - 2011.014.184

Envelope - 2011.014.184

Michel Brewing Company envelope sent to Albert Ihm Esq. Guttenberg, Iowa.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Envelope - 2011.014.189

Envelope - 2011.014.189

C & J Michel Stationery Envelope addressed to Mr. M. S. Stevens, Graceville, Minn.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Envelope - 2016.003.03

Envelope - 2016.003.03

Paper envelope, 6.5" by 3.5". Front is printed in dark blue with stylized image of a standing Native American, in traditional dress, on an outlook over water. Above his are the words"100 Years of Progress" and beneath him are two train engines and the words "La Crosse, Wisconsin." Probably in commemoration of the cenntennial of the founding of the modern settlement of La Crosse by Nathan Myrick.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Favor - 1965.001.06

Favor - 1965.001.06

Place card for children's party. Flat paper cut-out of Chinese figure in blue robe holding a swinging orange lantern. Designed to stand up with folding support on back. 6" high.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Invitation - 2017.067.04

Invitation - 2017.067.04

Sacn of the wedding invitation from Jesse and Edna Higbee's wedding Augst 5, 1914.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.069

Lithograph - 2011.014.069

A large (31.5" by 25") framed lithograph for the Heileman Brewery. The frame is oak with cream colored matting. The sign features a grenadier holding a stein and bottle of beer on a dark red background. The grenadier is wearing a shirt that says "Old Style Lager."

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Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.081

Lithograph - 2011.014.081

A framed (21" by 26") paper lithograph of the Heileman Grenadier. The frame is red wood with green matting. The poster has a poinsettia background with a grenadier standing in the center holding a stein and bottle of Old Style Lager. The upper most text says "Good Cheer." The text to the left of the grenadier says "Old Style Lager" and to the right it says "Brewed and Bottled by G. Heileman Brewing Co. La Crosse, Wis. Minneapolis Agency. 12th Aven ...

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Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.082

Lithograph - 2011.014.082

A framed (13" by 13") die-cut lithograph for the Heileman Brewery. The frame is black plastic with yellow matting. The die-cut is circular in shape and depicts a red, yellow, and white circle with a bottle of Old Style Lager beside it. The text on the circle says "Old Style Junior" and below in a ribbon-like border, text says "Top quality in a Handy Bottle." The smaller text at the bottom of the die-cut says "Copyright 1940 G. Heileman Brewing Co. ...

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Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.088

Lithograph - 2011.014.088

A framed (15.5" by 10") lithograph for the Heileman Brewery. The frame is a matte black with purple matting. The image shows a mason with a stein of beer. The stein of beer is blue and features a small leaf along the front denoting Golden Leaf beer, and "G. Heileman" inside the leaf.

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Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.138

Lithograph - 2011.014.138

"Elfenbrau" large lithograph print titled "Elf Party." Print reads: "Elfenbrau Wholesome as Sunshine" at the top, and at the bottom, "Brewed & Bottled by C & J Michael Brewing Co. La Crosse, Wis." The company logo is in the upper right hand corner. The print itself features elves having a party in a brewery. There is a staircase on the left side where two elves are coming down with beer and food. One has two loaves of bread, and the other has brea ...

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Image of Lithograph - 2011.014.226

Lithograph - 2011.014.226

A framed (16.5" by 14") cardboard lithograph for the La Crosse Brewery. The frame is black wood with black matting. The lithograph is mostly white with black and red detail. There is a red and black bottle of Wisconsin's Best beer along the left side of the lithograph. The text on the poster says "Wisconsin's Best Beer. Registered Trademark. Brewed and Bottled by La Crosse Breweries, Inc., La Crosse, Wis." on a red and black background. At the bot ...

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Image of Pamphlet - 2012.014.01

Pamphlet - 2012.014.01

Booklet produced for listening audience of a radio show, "The Kiddie Club," sponsored by the Erickson Bakery, in La Crosse WI. Includes photos of performers on the show, principally "Uncle Dave," (photo on front cover) and Lorraine Neumann (on back cover.) Most of the booklet is photos of listeners, children who have sent in their pictures. Includes photos and names of many local children. The "Kiddie Club" was broadcast on station WKBH, daily a ...

Record Type: Archive