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Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in the United States. The scene features men w...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young boy with a tricycle.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington leaning against a log somewhere in France.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are all wearing suits, and the man in the center has white shoes.
Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 2438 Upham Street, built by Willard Droster.
Description: Crowd of men and young boys gathered around a smoldering pile of ash and scraps in the Galesville Town Square. The burned items were most likely German boo...
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of an unidentified boy on the occasion of his First Communion. He is dressed in jacket and knickerbockers (knick...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...
Description: Photographic postcard view across intersection towards Portland Place, a five-story stone building. There are pedestrians on the sidewalks on the left and...
Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...
Description: Circus performers posed in front of the Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
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: Photographic postcard view of buildings at the Nelson Dewey State Park, including the smokehouse. A tree-covered bluff is in the background.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: View from street of St. Mary's Catholic Church, located three blocks north of the business district.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of bartenders and group of people at an Egyptian-themed cocktail bar, the Pyramid Supper Club, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of a girl dressed as a nurse and a boy dressed as a soldier standing in front of a painted backdrop. He holds a rifle and she i...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Hand-colored postcard view of St. Joseph's Hospital. The view is facing south-west and reveals a large fenced side lawn with foot paths, plants and six peo...
Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the Methodist Church. Trees partly obscure the front facade.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.
Description: Colorized postcard of a girl throwing a penny into the Brownie's Wishing Well in the Cave of the Mounds.
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