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Date: 1910 

Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...


Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Wisconsin Avenue. Many automobiles are being driven, and others are parked at the curb at an angle. The street sign on the corner...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The totem pole has a carved wooden bear clinging to the top. The totem pole was erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawa...

Date: 1916 

Description: Two girls wearing white dresses ride a pig, sitting back-to-back. One girl holds the pig's tail and the other holds its ears. A boy pokes the pig's haunch...

Date: 1934 before

Description: A fisherman reclines in his boat at sunset as many fish swim in the lake. He drinks beer out of a tap attached to a barrel floating in the water. His boat...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.


Railroad Bridge

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View over water towards a railroad bridge over a river. Trees and shrubs are along the banks of the river. There are buildings in the distance behind the b...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood featuring large houses with porches. There is an automobile driving down the street and a man w...

Date: 1908 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus, wearing his traditional red, fur trimmed suit and hat, and black belt. He has a sack full of toys and is placing them on a...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...


Alma, WI

Date: 1909-07-31 

Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.


Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view towards Main Street. Sheds and dwellings are along both sides. A man is standing on the right corner and a dog is in the middle...


Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a county road crossing over a lake. Two automobiles are on the road. On the right is a boat at the shoreline behind a "Parking Pro...

Date: 1910 

Description: Holiday postcard of two children. The boy is tooting a horn and the girl is playing a drum. They are both wearing folded paper sailor hats, and the boy wea...


The Locks

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a lock on the Fox River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of workmen posing with a partially built shed or corn crib. One man in sitting on the roof timbers. Two wagons with lumber are parked...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of holly with Santa inside of an oval gold border. He is wearing a red coat, green mittens, a fur hat and has a basket filled with toys on...


Description: View from lake of Camp Idyle Wyld. A two-story wet boathouse, a windmill, and several cabins are visible along the shoreline.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the church, with a parsonage on the left and a school on the right. A fenced-in field is across the street and an automobile...

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