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Description: Group portrait of twelve men posing on the steps and porch of a building, probably forest rangers. The men are wearing a variety of clothing, including a b...
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: 8-year-old Verna Hohman holding a tree branch with a swarm of bees. "'My First Catch' A Swarm if Bees" is written on front of postcard. Sent to the Amer...
Date: date unknown
Description: Dressed in a shirt, hat and narrow tie, Charles Brendier poses for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop with a cigar in his hand.
Description: The stern view of the sidewheel packet, Quincy, on the Mississippi River. Later named J.S.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2) just after it has taken off from a field, probably from the Lawson Aviation Field in Green Bay. Rear view of airplane just...
Description: Four men pause in their work of building a new, large barn. They are all wearing hats for protection from the sun.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.
Description: Colorized postcard of the main living area of a Norwegian dwelling at Little Norway showing a fireplace, cradle and spinning wheel. Pictures and household...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Downtown Ephraim.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd of people surrounding a statue, presumably of a notable Norwegian figure. Many people are carrying flags.
Date: 1957 before
Description: Green Bay postcard depicting various scenes in the letters that spell the name of the city. Images include the lighthouse at the harbor entrance, City Stad...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of St. Mary's Spring Sanitarium, a rest resort with hot springs. In the 1920's, the sanitarium is listed in directories as St. Mary's Spring Academy f...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school, with an arched entrance and windows.
Description: Petenwell Bridge. Printed on postcard: "Pete-eu-nell Bridge, Necedah, Wis."
Description: Color photographic postcard of the driveway and front entrance to the the McCormick Memorial Home for the Aged located at 212 Iroquois Street. Trees along...
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Description: Colorized postcard of The Spring in Decatur Park. A man is sitting near the spring. There is a bridge on the right, and many trees. Text in red in the lowe...
Description: Lounge area and architectural details of the interior of the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. A man is seated at one of the t...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.
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