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Description: A young couple poses on their vine bower framed porch, with a pet Jack Russell terrier. The man is sitting in a chair in front of the screen door holding a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Max and Robert Petersellie in front of a painted backdrop. Max is seated and Robert is standing with his hand on th...
Description: A large group of men are using log poles to pull the side of a new timber framed barn up to meet the roof line.
Description: Elevated view of Black River Falls. There is a large building in the center with a large lawn. On the right is a church.
Description: Color postcard of a view of a lake from a shoreline. A power boat and a fishing boat can be seen through the trees. "Cable, Wisc." is printed in red on the...
Description: A large group of men pause briefly in their work of raising this large timber framed barn.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people viewing the bird cages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Series No. A647
Description: Photographic postcard view of a log resort and filling station on the side of a dirt road.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., taken near Wabasha.
Description: The Saint Paul, underway on the Mississippi river. Sign on wheel reads St. Louis, Dubuque, St. Paul, Streckfus Steamers. Later named the Senator...
Description: Postcard view of a couple seated on a floral float consisting of a car covered with roses atop a dome of foliage also covered with roses.
Description: An exterior view of a large brick high school with a belfry and large glass windows.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...
Description: Road workers grading a rural country road with an Avery tractor and wooden grading blocks. The image was cropped from a postcard collected by International...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of the power station next to the river. A bridge is in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Masonic Temple.
Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Lodge at Telemark showing one of the largest stone fireplaces in the world. It is constructed out of 155 tons of nati...
Description: Four men pause in their work of building a new, large barn. They are all wearing hats for protection from the sun.
Description: Caricature of man smoking a cigar while walking down the street. He is about to fall in a open manhole. Caption reads "If Nothing Happens I'll Be With You...
Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...
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