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Two Elderly Men

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two elderly men in suits, one standing and the other, James Gorman, sitting on a table.

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Description: Photo postcard of a man standing next to a horse-drawn wagon filled with milk containers, with farm buildings in the background. On the ground near the man...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Nellie Faust standing on a patterned carpet in front of a painted background. She is wearing a skirt and tunic with a scarf...

Postcard

Park Avenue

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Description: Colorized postcard view down the sidewalk of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in the front of what may be...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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Description: Studio portrait of the Bollenbeck sisters, three of whom were nuns, in front of a painted backdrop. First row from left to right: Mary Haack, Sister Claudi...

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Description: A smiling grandfather has his arm around a toddler granddaughter. A toddler boy is standing next to them. They are surrounded by chickens, and behind them...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Max Esser standing and wearing a suit and bow tie in front of a painted backdrop. His hand rests on the back of a chair.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women in front of a painted backdrop. One woman is seated, holding a book; the other two are standing on either side w...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women standing on either side of a man wearing a hat. Both woman are wearing dresses, and the woman o...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two boys, Bill and Hubby Schmity, sitting with legs crossed on the floor and dressed in Indian costumes.

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Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of the Circus Parade on a rainy day. Crowds of people line the street, and many are holding umbrellas.

Date: 1915-07-18 

Description: Black and white postcard of Moore's Lakeside Resort on Brown's Lake. Staff and/or visitors are posed on the front porch and on the lawn. The wrap-around ba...

Date: 1964 

Description: A watercolor painting by Jens von Silver presented to the zoo by the Rennebohm Drug Stores. The painting shows a child reaching up to feed an elephant at t...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of two young unidentified children, perhaps a brother and sister. They are standing in front of a painted backdr...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...

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...

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Description: Photographic postcard of picnic grounds at a spring in Blue Mounds State Park. The spring is running out of a brick catch basin on the right. A woman weari...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a train stopped at the Chicago & North West railroad station. A small group of people stand in the grass waiting beside the tracks...

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