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Portage Canal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal and the canal docks.

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A monument in front of the Milwaukee Public Library and Museum. A portion of the dome can be seen on top of the library. A horse and carriage are on the fa...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Date: 1932-06 

Description: World War I veterans seated on the ground around a car with slogans painted on it such as "We Want Our Bonus" and "Bonus Seekers V.F.W. 796". They are prot...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the aileron of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1906-05-22 

Description: Aerial view of the city and rolling hills in the background. A bridge crossing the Trempealeau River is also visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway passenger station at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. View is from the across the st...

Postcard

"Hay-making"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company of a photograph of a group of men loading bales of hay onto a horse-drawn wagon. Some of the men ap...

Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color exterior view of a red brick International Harvester Company branch building. A sign over the door reads, "International Harvester Company of America...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...

Date: 1908-04-20 

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings on a street. There is a wooden boardwalk and the street is not paved. Two men are sitting on a bench. "Boscobel" is hand...

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

Date: 1925 

Description: The Phoenix Chair factory on the waterfront.

Postcard

Lauerman's Store

Date: 1914 before

Description: Exterior view of Lauerman's Store with pennant strings hanging on the building and a U.S. flag flying on the roof. A large group of people congregate in th...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the dam and the mill, with some trees in the foreground, a railroad bridge in the upper left of the image, and a rail cart or truck driving across...

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