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Date: 1919 before

Description: Photomontage of a fisherman in a rowboat catching a giant turtle. The male companion of the fisherman has fallen in and lost his hat amidst the excitement....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a family posed on a hill in front of a farm, with farmhouse, outbuildings, and a windmill. The family is gathered on a hill i...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are standing on either side of a man in the middle who is sitting in a cha...

Date: 1908 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus and one of his reindeer encircled by reins studded with jingle bells that have smiling faces on them. Santa is wearing the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...

Postcard

Hops Farming

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Hops farming, most likely in California. Pictured among the large plants and trellises are farm workers, both children and adults.

Postcard

Able to Sit Up

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of a cat, with head bandaged and foreleg in a sling, sits in a rocking chair as Tootsie the dog, dressed as a nurse, stands with fro...

Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Postcard

Farm Family

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a farm couple and their daughter posing outdoors in front of a barn.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Photomontage of Santa Claus and his reindeer riding on the top wing of a bi-plane. More sacks of toys and wrapped gifts are on the lower wing. Buildings an...

Postcard

U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of troops marching on the road across the railroad tracks past the depot.

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Postcard

Woman Aiming Gun

Date: 1906 before

Description: Woman in a dress and hat standing in a field and aiming a gun.

Postcard

A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday postcard of a girl seated on stones, with a boy resting his head on her lap. Burned-out buildings along a street can be seen behind them. The image...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Postcard

Camel Ride

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A young girl and another child riding a camel led by a Zor Shriner at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). In the background the Zor Booster Band is in a...

Postcard

Newton Avenue

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across field of Newton Avenue. A group of people are posed in the field near trees, and houses are line the avenue on the left and right.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Five men and one woman, possibly employees of the Kirkpatrick Cheese Factory, gathered in front of the factory building. A car is parked along the curb in...

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