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Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Handwritten note on back identifies this elevated view as the west side of Broadway from National Bank, looking south. The Fox River is in the background o...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Long Tail Point Lighthouse and an old house.
Description: New Year's Day greeting card depicting a boy and girl ice skating. The card was compliments of the George Ziegler Co. The card was part of an album of ch...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a s...
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View showing Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with a boat, train, and the buildings at Fort Howard. Fort Howard was incorporated into Green Bay.
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