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Description: A man is driving an old-fashioned car with three women passengers on a road littered with cows. The driver has hit a cow with the car, causing it to fly in...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.
Description: Two men, one wearing overalls and one wearing suspenders, stand on top of a mound of giant potatoes. A large cart drawn by two horses carries the potatoes...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View across Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Lake Mendota is in the background.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Pabst Brewery shipping yard showing several teams of horses hitched to wagons loaded with barrels of beer. A man holds the reins of ea...
Description: Two police officers holding rifles escort two prisoners into a paddywagon. Lining the road is a long, perspective view of an outdoor prison. Red text impri...
Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.
Description: Color postcard of elevated view of factory with yellow walls and blue roofs. Lake and trains in background, with a tree-lined boulevard in the foreground.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.
Description: Color postcard of shops and businesses along Main Street.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...
Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.
Description: The steamer W.W. on the Mississippi River. Numbered 6773.
Description: Holiday postcard of two children. The boy is tooting a horn and the girl is playing a drum. They are both wearing folded paper sailor hats, and the boy wea...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.
Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View down Main Street with multiple two-storied businesses, and a gazebo.
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