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Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Oneida Street, looking west, showing City Hall.

Date: 1914 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The lake, bluffs and sk...

Date: 1917-07 

Description: Colorized postcard of a dirt road skirting a body of water or river. A guard fence can be seen between the road and the water. Text at top reads, "One of o...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A man is standing on the platform on the top. This postcard has a handwritten notation on the back:

"One of the first forest protection lookouts erected...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four young girls pose outside of Witt's photography studio. They are wearing dresses. Two of the girls have jackets, and three of them have hair bows.

Date: 1921 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake. Rock formations appear on the left side. Trees can be seen throughout. Bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Th...

Date: 1909-04-20 date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a paddle steamer on the Wisconsin River near Boscobel. Written on the hull of the boat is the text: "Steamer-Grand-Stranded-Near-B...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard of a boy and a girl, arm in arm. He is dressed in a green outfit with a green cloak with a gold lining, gold gloves and a green hat. She i...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chapel Building. A small footpath curves from the lower right to the entrance, and another comes from the left.


High School

Date: 1923-10-17 

Description: Exterior view of the two-story brick High School building with basement. A bare flagpole can be seen on the roof.


Post Office

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...

Date: 1913-03-22 

Description: A photographic postcard mailed from Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. It is addressed to M.E. and A.H. McDonald, Bradley, Wisconsin, Lincoln Co. Box #46. The fr...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A river scene in Mayville.

Date: 1907-08 

Description: Exterior of the high school. View of the side of the building with bell tower. Bare trees and piles of snow cover the lawn.


Main Street

Date: 1913-11-22 

Description: Elevated view down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons line both sides of the road which is covered with puddles, mud and snow.

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in India: men and women working in fields. Ori...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard of a young girl holding a bouquet of violets and surrounded by sprigs of holly. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder dress with a pink bow....

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

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