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Image of Box - 2011.014.075

Box - 2011.014.075

A motorized point of sale display for Old Style Lager. The larger bottom box is a 12 can Old Style Lager package that displays an Old Style Lager bottle on the front and back facings and says "Heileman's Old Style Lager. 12 Cans. 12 Ounces Each. G. Heileman Brewing Co., La Crosse, Wis." The sides of the bottom box also say "America's Quality Beer." The smaller top box is a 6 can Old Style Lager package that displays an Old Style Lager bottle on th ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Box, Card - 2011.014.036

Box, Card - 2011.014.036

An opened and empty deck of cards box. The lid is missing and when it was removed it tore the back upper right corner off the box. The text on the sides are capital text in white on a kelly green background and says "Our Bottled Beers," "Peerless," and "A Fine Tonic for Table Use." The front is white with a triple kelly green line border. Inside the border is the red Gund Brewery logo with an ornate "G" with King Gambrinus inside and hops and barl ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Box, Cigar - 2015.fic.543

Box, Cigar - 2015.fic.543

Pamperin Cigar Co. Black Rose Smokers cardboard cigar box. The top of the cigar box reads "Black Rose Smokers". The print on the underside of the coveris of a scantily dressed woman of the late 19th century surrounded by flowers. The print is labled as "Title and design registered by John Pamperin, 1884."

Record Type: Object

Image of Box, Collar - 1957.002.08

Box, Collar - 1957.002.08

Collar box, of tooled leather, embossed with Roccoco motifs reminiscent of early printed wall papers and textiles: figures in 18th c. dress, singly and in pairs among floral imagery and abstract rocaille motifs. The cylindrical box opens from both ends, with 2 separate storage areas and caps that slide on and off. Storage areas lined with light blue-green satin.

Record Type: Object

Image of Box, Fire Alarm - 1975.012.01

Box, Fire Alarm - 1975.012.01

Gaynor fire alarm box and pedestal. Cast iron, box has a small glass window in the door.

Record Type: Object

Image of Box, Packing - 2013.002.04

Box, Packing - 2013.002.04

Brown cardboard box labeled "Frank J Italiano's Pleasoning" original pleasoning packing box.

Record Type: Object

Image of Brace, Leg - 2017.fic.483

Brace, Leg - 2017.fic.483

Child's leg brace, metal skeleton support on the outside, small leather boot for the foot, leather and metal buckle straps around the mid-calf and thigh area, metal support has several holes along the outside for the straps to be adjusted on, also has hinge around the knee area.

Record Type: Object

Image of Brush, Garment - 2011.014.306

Brush, Garment - 2011.014.306

An advertising brush for the La Crosse Bottling Works. The brush is a dark wood with black bristles. The label on the top says "La Crosse Bottling WOrks: Carbonated Soft Drinks. Established 1868. Incorporated 1886. 520 South Third Street La Crosse Wis." The La Crosse Bottling Works label is in the upper left corner of the label and features an eagle sitting on top a circle with "La Crosse Bottling Works" written in it.

Record Type: Object

Image of Brush, Scrub - 1993.002.120

Brush, Scrub - 1993.002.120

Wooden scrub brush with black bristles. "KrankenZimmer" (german for sick room) written on brush back

Record Type: Object

Image of Buckle, Belt - 2012.003.01

Buckle, Belt - 2012.003.01

Belt buckle, of silver colored metal, possibly nickle silver, with a brass clasp or hook soldered to the back. Engraved with decorative flourishes, mottos, and the name "H. Heileman."

Record Type: Object

Image of Bugle - 1984.100.27

Bugle - 1984.100.27

8" brass bugle made by J.W. York & Sons Grand Rapids, MI. Also stamped into horn is PHILA.DFPOT; SPEC.1152; CONT 2-10-17.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bustle - 1981.033.27

Bustle - 1981.033.27

A white spring coil bustle with four springs enclosed in cotton muslin and ties for the waist. The springs are vertical. There was possibly a fifth coil that has been removed. There is a ruffle extension below the coils.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bustle - 1984.102.138

Bustle - 1984.102.138

Bustle pad padded and stitched, semi-circular shape with three metal grommets at center. Light brown cotton cambric cover with cotton twill waist ties. Maker information stamped at center, partially illegible. "PATENTED/JUNE 10, 1902/[illegible]/Size No. 100"

Record Type: Object

Image of Bustle - 2017.fic.1506

Bustle - 2017.fic.1506

Bustle with two steel horizontal springs of two graduated sizes. The piece is striped cotton with a narrow tie for around the waist. The end of the tie has an adjustable metal buckle.

Record Type: Object

Image of Bustle - 2017.fic.1512

Bustle - 2017.fic.1512

A bustle or crinoline cape petticoat support made of an off white cotton. There are three tiers of metal strap shape in the bustle. The piece can be held in place with narrow ribbon (a possible replacement). The lower two straps are held in place by adjustable elastic straps with metal buckles. The top is gathered to a waistband with a metal buckle to adjust length.

Record Type: Object

Image of Button - 1990.087.268

Button - 1990.087.268

La Crosse Catbirds button. Button has a white background with black text 'La Crosse' and orange glitter text "Catbirds" with a glitter mascot in the center.

Record Type: Object

Image of Button - 2013.fic.172.01

Button - 2013.fic.172.01

One of eight sets of cards containing 8 pearl buttons. From top to bottom left to top to bottom right: .75'' white 4 hole flat, .5'' white 2 hole flat. 1'' white 2 hole flat, .25'' white 2 hole flat, .5'' white 2 hole flat, .75'' white 2 hole flat with hexagon design, .25'' white 2 hole with a flower design, .625'' black 2 hole flat.

Record Type: Object

Image of Button, Campaign - 1990.087.164

Button, Campaign - 1990.087.164

Political Button for Nixon/Agnew (R). Button is white with a sepia image of Nixon. Richard M. Nixon 1972.

Record Type: Object

Image of Button, Campaign - 1990.087.165

Button, Campaign - 1990.087.165

Political Button for Nixon/Agnew (R). Button is red with a white star in the center with Nixon/Agnew and two blue elephants. Reproduction.

Record Type: Object

Image of Button, Campaign - 1990.087.166

Button, Campaign - 1990.087.166

Political Button for Nixon/Agnew (R). Button is red white and blue. "President Nixon. Now more than ever."

Record Type: Object