Investing in research to prevent disease on their fox farms, the Fromm brothers became key players in the development of a canine distemper vaccine.
Founded in Wausau, WI, in 1911, America’s first workers compensation insurance company started using equipment like the Maico Audiometer to develop new standards of workplace safety.
From beaver trapping in the 1600s to fox farming in the 1930s, fashion has always ruled the fur industry.
Five brothers from Hamburg, Wisconsin, built a fox-fur empire that transformed the fur industry and played a major role in the development of a canine distemper vaccine.
Wisconsin passed the nation’s first comprehensive worker’s compensation law in 1911, creating an entirely new insurance industry in the process.
For several years during 1930s, a small fox farm in rural Wisconsin dominated the international fur industry.
The Fromm Fur Farm in Hamburg, Wisconsin, became world-renowned for its trademark “bright with silver” fox furs.