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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a combat drill. The scene includes soldiers, horses, wagons, cannons, tents, buildings and trees. Text above reads, "'Preparing for A...

Date: 1906 

Description: View of businesses on Main Street, including the City Drug Store and a dentist.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard view of three men on an elevated walk on an icy pier near the shoreline. A women and young boy stand on the pier below the walk. There is a lighth...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boats docked at the fishing wharf. People are fishing from the pier, and a group of people are in a rowboat near a ferry. The bluff on the horizon is in Pe...

Postcard

Cedar Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cedar Street.

Postcard

Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Madison Sanatarium on Lakeside Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of a girl on the occasion of her First Communion. She is wearing a white dress and flowered tiara an...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.

Postcard

Newton Avenue

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across field of Newton Avenue. A group of people are posed in the field near trees, and houses are line the avenue on the left and right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the railroad yards. Elevated view of railroad tracks and switch-yard, with steam rising behind a brick building on the left. Railr...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with Cupid holding a heart on the front and text at the foot that reads "To My Valentine." The background is decorated with carnat...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of four children holding musical instruments, a violin, two clarinets and a trumpet. The youngest is seated in a chair. The t...

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women sit pensively on stone benches on either side of a muddy gravel path. The one on the left is Elsie. Near her in the background are four children....

Postcard

Schurz Monument

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Carl Schurz Monument, presented to the city by John Hicks in 1914. Sculpted by Karl Bitter.

Date: 1910 

Description: View across rocky field of dwellings and other buildings along Lake Michigan. Along the left is a rocky ledge. The shoreline of the harbor is on the right....

Date: 1905-12-23 

Description: Lake Street bridge and nearby locks along the Fox River.

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