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Postcard

Two Elderly Men

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two elderly men in suits, one standing and the other, James Gorman, sitting on a table.

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a couple on their wedding day. She wears a traditional wedding gown and holds a bouquet of flowers and he has...

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...

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Description: Full-length seated studio portrait of Chris Marking in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit.

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of two men in front of a painted backdrop. The men are dressed in business suits, holding cigars in their hands and using hand...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of John Dolfen and Max Petersilie in front of a painted backdrop. They are turned towards each other and both are wearing suits...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The Madison Central High School class championship team, about 1910-1912. Only Ben Bergor (Goldeberger), seated on the left, has been identified.

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men smoking cigars and wearing summer hats. Joseph Bowar is seated, and his brother, Jacob Bowar, sta...

Date: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

Date: 1945 

Description: Studio portrait of three men smoking pipes and cigars and holding beer bottles in front of a painted backdrop. From left to right, Jacob Bowar, Herman Kals...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four men sitting at a table playing cards, smoking cigarettes and...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Mel Endres, Fred Statz and Robert Faust in front of a painted backdrop. The center man is seated in a chair, the men on eith...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Rudolph Faust and his brother jointly holding up a basketball in front of a painted backdrop. The Faust brother on the right...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Michael Virnig seated in a chair at a table in front of a painted backdrop. He is dressed in a suit and holding a book or ma...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young man standing in front of a painted backdrop. A wavy white mask appears around the portrait.

Postcard

Aaron Middleton

Date: 1900 before

Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.

Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Postcard

Poker Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two men in front of a painted backdrop playing poker while smoking and drinking beer. The man on the left is Jacob Birrenkott, and the m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a seated man with a boy and a girl, one on each knee. They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

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