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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Description: The Education Building at the State Fair. The postcard was mailed September 15, 1909.
Date: 1931 before
Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.
Date: date unknown
Description: View from the street of John Hahn standing on the right with a horse hitched to a passenger wagon. In the center is the furniture moving wagon he owns, in...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.
Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Postcard with of two views for the Cudahy Bros. Meat Packing Co. The top is of a billboard with a peacock in a tree, and the words: "The Home of the Peaco...
Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.
Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...
Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...
Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...
Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...
Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...
Description: Lake Park. A large bridge stretches above a small road or path in a ravine surrounded by flowering plants. The lake is beyond, with a boat in the center...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.
Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.
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