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Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women...
Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Milwaukee River from the road. There are buildings in the background on the right.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a residential neighborhood with large houses with porches.
Description: View down center of Rittenhouse Avenue with Lake Superior in the distance. The street is lined with businesses, sidewalks and lampposts.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the iron works and river. There is another factory on the opposite side of the river behind the trees on the right.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A photographic collage of 5 views of Brandon including; Washington St., Public Square, Times Office, High School, and Depot & Park.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a street scene. Groups of people are gathered along the sidewalks near storefronts. A building on the left has a painted sign...
Description: The First Ave Auto Garage, which seems to be an auto sales showroom, at 509 First Avenue in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point is featured...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of the generator used to power the "Frank H. Thompson Famous Moving Pictures." A belt from the generator stretches to the flywheel on...
Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a view along one side of Monroe Street, showing horse-drawn vehicles parked along the curb in front of storefronts.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a road in the north woods. Three cars are driving up the hill near an intersection.
Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
Description: Postcard featuring eight images of Schofield Hotel, its cottages and grounds.
Date: 1949 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...
Description: The postcard shows billowing smoke from the Hurley, Wisconsin Windsor mine shaft. Two men who were in the mine at the time lost their lives. A group of boy...
Description: Photographic postcard view along the bank of the Fox River. There is a boat tied up at the shore.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Gothic arches are over the doors and windows.
Description: Colorized postcard with an elevated view of the pumping station. On the left is a bridge over the river, and buildings on a strip of land between the river...
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