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Postcard

High School Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of firemen fighting a high school fire. A small crowd of people are watching from the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the excursion boat the "Chippewa" docked in Bayfield, before taking passengers to the Apostle Islands. Two ducks can be seen swimming in the fo...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street, including storefronts with signs advertising ice cream, baked goods, clothing and shoes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons and people line the street next to local businesses, including the post office and hardware stor...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of multiple Sawyer buildings from the Lyon's grain elevator.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men looking at document that Mel Esser, sitting, is holding in his hand. Charlie "Breaky" Brendler, w...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin Masonic Home and Farm on Highway 18, thirty miles west of Milwaukee.

Date: 1909-10-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of the business district in Blue River. Stores and a wooden boardwalk line the dirt street, and horse-drawn wagons wait in front of t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard view across railroad tracks towards the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad station. A number of people are standing on...

Date: 1908-11-20 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of dramatic night fire, with ruins and figures in silhouette. Written on the photograph is "One A.M." and "Loss $50,000."

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

Date: 1924 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a class featuring Lorin Gillett (son of Sherwin Gilett), and their teacher sitting on the steps in front of the double door of wh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated photographic postcard view of a busy road near Blanchardville. Men are driving a wagon hitched to eight horses, and people are standing in the roa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Advertising postcard featuring color illustration of Russian harvesting scenes with men working with a horse-drawn reaper, grain binder, hay rake and mower...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A photographic collage of 5 views of Brandon including; Washington St., Public Square, Times Office, High School, and Depot & Park.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1915 

Description: A view down a dirt street in the business district.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Fishing nets drying along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Road workers grading a rural country road with an Avery tractor and wooden grading blocks. The image was cropped from a postcard collected by International...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Theodore Falkenstein in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing an ill-fitting suit.

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