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Postcard

Cook Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A colorized postcard of a view of Cook St.

Postcard

Diva

Date: 1912 

Description: Olivia Monona wearing a costume worn as a chorus member of the Chicago Opera. The image is a photographic postcard she sent to Oscar Hanke, a violinist wit...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard with Santa Claus handing a doll to a girl as a boy looks on. They are both wearing white outfits. Santa is wearing his traditional white f...

Date: 1915 

Description: Man and small boy posing at the back of a Ford automobile in a farm yard.

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: 1912 

Description: Postcard with a man and woman putting their vote into a ballot box, touting equal suffrage: "For a better government of the people, by the people, and for...

Date: 1908 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus, wearing his traditional red, fur trimmed suit and hat, and black belt. He has a sack full of toys and is placing them on a...

Date: 1921 

Description: Photographic postcard down a pine tree-lined road with a woman, a dog and a child posed together.

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: 1911 ca.

Description: Students pose sitting sideways at their desks in the classroom for a group portrait. The teacher is standing in the back near a door.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: From left to right are Emma (Thorsen) Purchas (1862-1944), Ida Fisk, Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Dorothy Purchas...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Postcard

Wire Grass Men

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and boys gathered for a meal in a tent. There are benches along the sides of the table. One man sits on a wooden bo...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the bathing beach at Devil's Lake State Park with a view of the East Bluff. The lake, bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Many...

Date: 1941-10-27 

Description: Photographic postcard of two women climbing on stalagmites in the Cave of the Mounds.

Date: 1957 

Description: Advertising postcard featuring a color illustration of a man driving an International A-120 truck. The truck is carrying crates and is labeled "Midtown, In...

Date: 1930-03-14 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, second from left, on a tour of the ruins of Heidelberg Castle with his guide, left, and two unidentified persons. They are standing in the c...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton reading while lying on his bed with the family dog, Tootsie, beside him. There is a full bookcase behind the bed,...

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women sit pensively on stone benches on either side of a muddy gravel path. The one on the left is Elsie. Near her in the background are four children....

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