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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A postcard depicting a young man or teenager on a dock next to a steam ship.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of a Norwegian girl in a traditional dress. She has a decorated wooden box under her left arm, and a wooden pail in her right hand.

Postcard

Railroad Station

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards the train station of Dane, with three women and two men standing on the platform. Two sets of tracks stretch to the hor...

Postcard

Farm Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of a farm family, including children, pose in a hay field with a team of horses. There are farm buildings and a barn with a windmill in the backgro...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard of the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo), with a camel in the foreground. Series No. A644

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are working on sawing logs into smaller pieces. In the foreground, an unidentified man is holding a large piece of tree trunk.

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four men with cigarettes. From left to right, Mel Pick, Charlie Lenter of Milwaukee, Alphouse Frank, and...

Date:  

Description: Photographic postcard of Miss Lucille Johnson, a young girl in a white dress with a bow in her hair. She is squatting behind a large bowl of bees, hands ou...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, and promoting Haddon Hall and the Wye Valley as "The Peak Distr...

Date: 1913-09-05 

Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of two brothers in basketball uniforms with their arms around each other's shoulders. They are standing in front...

Date: 1942 

Description: A postcard of a drawing depicting a frustrated pilot in a plane trying to land behind a dairy cow. A soldier is pulling and a farmer is pushing to try to g...

Postcard

Bridge and Boats

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, with children in boats in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of picnic grounds at a spring in Blue Mounds State Park. The spring is running out of a brick catch basin on the right. A woman weari...

Date: 1916 

Description: Black and white photographic postcard of a horse-drawn sled loaded with logs coming out of the woods. One or two men are driving the sled, and a man is wal...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young woman standing in front of a painted backdrop. Her left hand is resting on a table covered with a tasseled tableclot...

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

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