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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...


State House Crew

Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of forest rangers outside a house. They are wearing work clothes, boots and a variety of hats. A man on the right is holding a gun and point...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Herbert Hoover visits President Calvin Coolidge at the summer capitol in Rapid City, during Coolidge's summer retreat from the heat, crowds, and a White Ho...

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: 1914 

Description: Harold McCormick and his two young daughters pose on a sled/sledge in front of a painted background.

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: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of Stalagmite Statuary, South Cave, in the Cave of the Mounds. A girl is gazing upwards at the formation.


At the Dells

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of people gathered at the shoreline of a lake. One group is launching a boat near the shore. Another group is in a small b...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women standing in front of a painted backdrop. Two women are seated, and the third woman is standing behind them. All...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of four children holding musical instruments, a violin, two clarinets and a trumpet. The youngest is seated in a chair. The t...


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: 1911 ca.

Description: Students pose sitting sideways at their desks in the classroom for a group portrait. The teacher is standing in the back near a door.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A child rides a hobby horse that is pulling a wagon filled with a toy lion and doll. A rocking chair holding a large doll, a small doll and teddy bear is p...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa and a little girl. He wears a long red fur trimmed coat, a red hat, carries a sack full of toys and is using a walking stick. The...


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: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene: two field laborers working in a field in Engl...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, left, sitting cross-legged on a chair holding a pipe and glancing at a friend, possibly Eddie Quick. There is a...

Date: 1908 

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

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