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Lincoln Monument

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date: 1959 

Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of town. There is a lake in the background in the upper left.

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...


U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.


Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two horse-drawn sleighs are parked in the snow in front of a house. In the first one on the left, William Fiebelkorn and his wife Anna sit with furs on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of a river view of the Fox River as it runs through the city of Burlington. In the foreground is a railroad bridge. Just behind th...


Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...


Main Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view down Main Street, with Lake Superior in the distance. There is a cafe on the left and bars on the right. Cars are parked along t...

Date: 1908 

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


High Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of central Baraboo from across the railroad tracks.

Date: 1905-05-25 

Description: Black and white postcard of a view of the Fox River as it flows through Burlington. The shoreline is wooded. Red text below reads, "View of Fox River, Burl...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.

Date: 1957-04 

Description: Color postcard of St. Hyacinth Catholic Church. View of the main facade is slightly obscured by golden-leaved trees.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

Date: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

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...

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