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Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Matthew Coyle Ryan standing on an ornate chair, and wearing a large belt and tie.

Date: 1940 

Description: Campaign card promoting Carl Zeidler for the office of Mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Circus performers posed in front of the Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four generation group portrait of (left to right), Mrs. Kalscheur, Mrs. Frank Brunner, Josephine Laufenberg (baby) and Priscilla Bowar in front of a painte...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Dutch couple from Island Marken in the Netherlands in "native" Dutch costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a...

Postcard

The Quack Doctor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon postcard of a quack doctor. He wears a top hat and carries an umbrella under his arm. In his right hand he holds a bag bearing the name Dr. Killem....

Date: 1912 

Description: Holiday postcard with a metallic gold box across the bottom, and to the right within it are a boy and girl standing, looking at one another. The girl is dr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard decorated on the border with autumn-colored leaves and an American flag crest on the top, center, and a banner which reads, "American Homest...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young woman standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a light colored dress with a lace overlay, hair bow an...

Date: 1901-07 

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Catherine Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. She is wearing a long dress with full sleeves. She is s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length seated studio portrait of John Maly, wearing a suit and bow tie. He is seated in a chair with his right forearm resting on a table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a man wearing a long overcoat and a bow tie in front of a painted backdrop. His hat is tilted at a jaunty angle.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of John Dolfen and Max Petersilie in front of a painted backdrop. They are turned towards each other and both are wearing suits...

Date: 1918 

Description: Two horse-drawn carriages travelling through a snow-covered enclosure. A man stands off to the side, holding a snow shovel. Red text in the upper portion...

Date: 1919 before

Description: Photomontage of a fisherman in a rowboat catching a giant turtle. The male companion of the fisherman has fallen in and lost his hat amidst the excitement....

Postcard

Unloading Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of horses being unloaded from railroad cars by soldiers. The image was probably taken from on top of the train.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four men with cigarettes. From left to right, Mel Pick, Charlie Lenter of Milwaukee, Alphouse Frank, and...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...

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