Photograph of Hamm's Beer bank and calendar, ca. 1960

Hamm's Beer bank and calendar

Plastic Hamm's Beer promotional bank and calendar, ca. 1960.

Wheaties

The Washburn Crosby Company first developed Wheaties in the early 1920s and introduced the product to consumers in 1924. Over time, the breakfast cereal changed the milling industry even as it helped to transform American breakfasts.

Wheaties box featuring athlete and Olympic gold medalist Jim Thorpe, 2001.

Wheaties box featuring Jim Thorpe

Wheaties box featuring athlete and Olympic gold medalist Jim Thorpe, 2001. Thorpe (1887–1953) was a member of the Sauk and Meskwaki (Sac and Fox) Nation.

Jack Armstrong sound recording (and advertisement for Wheaties cereal), 1973.

Jack Armstrong sound recording

Jack Armstrong sound recording (and advertisement for Wheaties cereal), 1973.

Window display featuring Wheaties

Window display featuring Wheaties

Window display featuring Wheaties, ca. 1930s.

Wheaties advertising, ca. 1930s.

Wheaties advertising

Wheaties advertising, ca. 1930s.

WCCO Wheaties Quartet

WCCO Wheaties Quartet

The WCCO Wheaties Quartet, which performed the “Gold Medal Fast Freight” radio program in the 1930s.

Wheaties advertising

Wheaties advertising

Wheaties cereal advertising, ca. 1925.

Erickson’s (Moorhead) Brewery. Photograph, 1876–ca. 1895.

Erickson’s Brewery in Moorhead

Erickson’s (Moorhead) Brewery. Photograph, 1876–ca. 1895. From the Moorhead Daily News, November 21, 1933 (“Special Jubilee” issue, section 1, page 4).

Erickson’s (Moorhead) Brewery. Engraving, ca. 1883. From The Valley of the Red River of the North: A Pamphlet (Cleveland: Moorhead Board of Trade, 1883): 43.

Erickson’s (Moorhead) Brewery

Erickson’s (Moorhead) Brewery. Engraving, ca. 1883. From The Valley of the Red River of the North: A Pamphlet (Cleveland: Moorhead Board of Trade, 1883): 43.

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