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Council Tree

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "A very remarkable instance of this kind of tree, Council Tree was the so-called "Treaty Elm" that stood at the extremity of the point of land jutting into...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard with a color illustration of men and women working in fields. Original caption: "India — Primitive methods are still in use. The Reaping Hook has...

Date: 1922-06-20 

Description: Photographic postcard along the wooded shoreline of Lake Ripley.

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene: two field laborers working in a field in Engl...


Colladay Park

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colladay Park on Lake Kegonsa.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date: 1959 

Description: Photographic postcard view of cabins by a lake. In the foreground is a birch sign with antlers that reads: "Tonto."

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Awnings are visi...

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company depicting a harvesting scene in Algiers. Includes a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binde...


Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, Sister Bay, looking downhill. Postcard, mailed and postmarked 1909.

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of telephone company workmen erecting telephone pole with a horse-drawn derrick.


Log Cabin Store

Date: 1941 

Description: Exterior view of a log cabin store at Pine Grove Resort on Little Round Lake. There are two gas pumps in front, and trees and a lake in the background.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. One wing added to the hall on the left.


Lemon Tree

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A large unripened lemon hangs from a bare branch of a potted lemon tree photographed in a parlor. The tree has lost most of its leaves. A printed inscripti...

Date: 1907-10-02 

Description: Photographic postcard of twelve workers wearing hats posing on top of the Dells Dam on the Wolf River. Water can be seen flowing through the dam at the bot...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the library. The library is a stone building with an arched entrance and arched windows on the second floor. T...


Camp Scene

Date: 1925-07-19 

Description: Colorized postcard of a camp scene on a lawn. In the background is a bluff. Several people can be seen standing near the tents among the trees.


Signal Rock

Date: 1908-09-08 

Description: Photographic postcard of Signal Rock. Trees are in the foreground and on the the hill. Text below reads, "Signal Rock, Camp Douglas, Wis."

Date: 1910-09-24 

Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...

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