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Description: A large group of men pause briefly in their work of raising this large timber framed barn.
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Sigma Chi House on the Beloit College Campus.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A view of Browers Park, showing the fountain.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman dressed in a fur coat and wearing a hat standing next to a display of defeathered geese.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: This was the first bridge built across the Wisconsin River, constructed about 1850, although it was not opened to traffic until 1852. It was torn down in 1...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Shrine of Saint Philomena. It is a large stone structure with a marquee over the statue in the center. Written on the edge of...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers, with a cigar characteristically clenched in his jaw, was the first man to fly across the United States. He undertook this flight i...
Description: View across Jefferson Street toward several storefronts and horse-drawn vehicles. Near the Gustave [__]ner Harness Shop is a man seated on a wheelbarrow ne...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a train stopped at the Chicago & North West railroad station. A small group of people stand in the grass waiting beside the tracks...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of automobiles parked on College Avenue, the brick-paved main street.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Max Esser standing and wearing a suit and bow tie in front of a painted backdrop. His hand rests on the back of a chair.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of 3rd Street on market day, looking south from Main Street.
Description: Harness race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of two women in front of a painted backdrop. One woman is seated and is one standing, and they are w...
Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving between hills with trees in autumn color. There are flowers in the fields on both sides of the road. Text at foo...
Description: Printed invitation announcing a meeting of the Lake Geneva Garden Club to be held at the home of Mrs. Alfred F. Madlener. It features a stylized drawing of...
Description: Black and white postcard of a rock spire with four men posing in various places. Trees are in the background. Text at foot, "Rocks, Camp Douglas."
Description: Photographic postcard view of the stairs leading to the exit of Cave of the Mounds.
Description: The interior of the Appleton Public Library. The text on the postcard reads "This interior is far prettier than it seems here. It is a beautiful little lib...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a bride and groom on the occasion of their wedding. The groom, Matt Koch (son of Henry Koch), is sitting...
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