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Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...
Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in Chili. The scene depicts multiple people wo...
Date: date unknown
Description: Rural dirt road in the town of Antigo.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Ice House Bay and the lake. Man and dog standing on dock, man in canoe in water next to dock. Building on shore in background.
Date: 1911-09-14 after
Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of Main Street, with horse-drawn vehicles.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View of Cedar Street.
Date: 1905 after
Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.
Description: Postcard of the excursion boat the "Chippewa" docked in Bayfield, before taking passengers to the Apostle Islands. Two ducks can be seen swimming in the fo...
Description: Damage caused by a tornado to a barn near Reseburg. The caption notes that the farm was rented and that "moonshine" was being made there. Some locals at t...
Date: 1907 before
Description: View from water of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad bridge. Probably over a stretch of Kawaguasaga Lake. There is a stairway leading to the wate...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Description: Souvenir postcard sent to Harriet O'Shea of Madison from an unidentified friend who attended the Chicago International Aviation Meet. The Chicago meet, whi...
Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...
Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of a lake with boathouses along the shore and dwellings in the distance.
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...
Description: Elkhorn House.
Description: Photographic postcard of the railroad yard. Across an empty yard where a few large pipes lay, a locomotive with smoking stack and cars is on railroad track...
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