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Description: The Curtiss Pusher owned by Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit, the first man to fly in Wisconsin and the first person to purchase an airplane. Slightly below...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: The Whitefish Bay Resort and park.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of the oldest Scandinavian Methodist Church in the world. Two large trees frame the front entrance. Other shrubs and trees are visibl...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.
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: 1930 ca.
Description: Farmers and Merchants Union Bank in Columbus, Wisconsin, designed by Louis Sullivan.
Description: Photomontage of two giant green apples resting on top of a flatbed railroad car. A caption in the upper left corner reads, "Grown near Ruby, Wis." Markin...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior of the La Crosse post office, which was destroyed in 1977.
Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...
Description: Photographic postcard of Devil's Monument with trees surrounding it. Text handwritten at foot, "Devil's Monument, Camp Douglas, Wis. 34."
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photo taken by Edwin Proctor. Torn...
Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior view of a high school. Students are sitting on the front steps.
Description: Elevated photographic postcard view of Main Street with horses and carts along the street. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on both sides of the stre...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Oshkosh Public Library. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899, and the library was finally complete in September of 1900. Located on...
Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake by moonlight. A rock formation and trees appear in the foreground. The lake, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the ba...
Date: 1911-09-14 after
Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Carnegie Free Library.
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