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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mr. & Mrs. Louis Buechner on their wedding day. She wears a traditional weddin...

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Rodgers' Vin Fiz

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...

Date: 1909-01-02 

Description: Photographic postcard from water of a tree-covered shoreline near Dr. Whitcomb's Sanitarium. Two men sit in a rowboat near another man in a rowboat in a bo...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio group portrait of two men and two women, standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are all wearing hats.

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Bridge and Boats

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three smiling children wearing white sitting atop a gigantic, dark squash. Text in top left corner reads, "Beaver Dam, Wis." Fence lines back of squash. Ti...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

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...

Postcard

Just Arrived

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of passenger train cars that have just arrived. A crowd of people are lined up waiting for the passengers to disembark, and some are...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Exchange Square on Main Street. The elevated view shows a drug store on the corner and a bank to the right. Most buildings have awnin...

Date: 1903 

Description: Billie Burke raises a glass posed as the servant girl in the operetta The Dutchess of Dantzic which premiered in October 1903 at the Lyric Theatre i...

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Poker Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two men in front of a painted backdrop playing poker while smoking and drinking beer. The man on the left is Jacob Birrenkott, and the m...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of William Elwell Middleton, wearing a suit.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two horse-drawn sleighs are parked in the snow in front of a house. In the first one on the left, William Fiebelkorn Sr. and his wife Fredericke (Krause) s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Union Railroad depot. A railroad worker stands on the tracks, one man walks on the platform with his baggage and two men sit on a...

Date: 1910-09 

Description: Exhibit of the Champion Chemical Company promoting their embalming fluids. Also presented in the exhibit are caskets and clothing to dress the dead.

Date: 1975-09-02 

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Lodge at Telemark showing one of the largest stone fireplaces in the world. It is constructed out of 155 tons of nati...

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Description: Baby seated in the apiary of M.A. Dalazer. A man is standing on the right.

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