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Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Cedar Street.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Holiday postcard with Santa Claus at the bedside of a child, handing out toys. There are dolls, a bear, a badminton racket and bird, ball and a toy horse....
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the mill and the dam, and the river prominent in the image. The area around the mill is heavily forested.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View across Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Lake Mendota is in the background.
Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A view looking down Main Street.
Description: Postcard image of Polish opera singer Ganna Walska in front of the Coliseum in Rome, Italy. Ms. Walska was the second wife of Harold Fowler McCormick.
Description: Three men in a old-fashioned car are driving in a lake and trying to catch two giant fish near the shore. One of the men drives while the other two are try...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Exterior of Congregational Church.
Description: A crowd of mostly men sitting on bleachers in front of a brick building, all watching some type of sporting event. One man is walking in front of the bleac...
Description: The Education Building at the State Fair. The postcard was mailed September 15, 1909.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of houses along street.
Description: Three boys pose outdoors in a field with snow. Two boys, one holding a stick or a whip, sit in a miniature wagon. The other boy stands holding the wagon to...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.
Description: Color photographic postcard of the business district. Local business and homes can be seen on both sides of the main road. Horse-drawn wagons are parked on...
Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake by moonlight. Two rock formations appear in the foreground. The lake, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the backgroun...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Carnegie Free Library.
Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.
Description: A man watches deer eating grass. There is also a turkey on the right.
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