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Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Postcard with three illustrations — the Cotton Mills, the First M.E. Church, and the High School.
Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.
Description: "Today, we visit Larson's Family Restaurant, at 1105 N. Spring Street in Beaver Dam, WI."
Description: Workers of the Malleable Iron Range Company assemble stove-top ranges. Caption on stereoview reads, "No 14. The building floor where eight different sets o...
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard view of a dam with a mill behind it.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a foundry. There are workmen standing near the entrance.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Postcard of an exterior view of a school building.
Description: "Most of our crew is busy today, so only Shirley and Jim [not pictured] visit John's at 1201 Madison Street, Beaver Dam."
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of industrial sector from the cotton mill tower. Two churches are in the background.
Description: "Ward Woltman, Oak Grove, poses at Char [Haus] Pub and Grill, 400 South Center Street, Beaver Dam."
Description: Colorized postcard view from street of the Hotel Rogers on a street corner.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Elevated view of town with homes and factories.
Description: "Maly's Bus Stop (voted best fish fry) is at 404 South Center Street, Beaver Dam."
Description: Postcard of a view of three factories; Upper Woolen Mill, Empire Rolling Mill, and Mallable Iron Co.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a stone mansion surrounded by a stone fence.
Description: International Harvester dealer Albert Karpernich(?), Jr. pins a "MacArthur Week" button on a boy scrap collector. According to the original caption, Karper...
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, rivers, lakes, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of th...
Date: 1962-05-05 ca.
Description: An industrial scene of a foundry with piles of material in a side yard.
Description: Color postcard with three illustrations: The Williams Free Library, the dam in 1841 (actual beavers), and the present dam. Copyrighted by W.H. Becken.
Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of the Circus Parade on a rainy day. Crowds of people line the street, and many are holding umbrellas.
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