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Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.

Postcard

A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Johnston & Hoffmann publicity photograph of Billie Burke in a lacy dress with her hair piled on top of her head. Reproduced as a postcard by J. Beagles & C...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1939-10-18 

Description: Postcard submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. On the front of the postcard is the slogan: You can 'whip' our cream but you can't...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an infant dressed in white sitting on a large, wicker chair.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of a man sitting behind the wheel of a tractor, likely an experimental model. The photo was part of a file containing Allis...

Date: 1909-11 

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a posed group of orphan children of miners from mine disaster, Nov. 13, 1909. Writing reads: "#31 Group made orphans by Cherry...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...

Date: 1909 

Description: Embossed postcard with a drawing of Santa Claus wearing driving goggles and driving an automobile. A Christmas tree and several toys are loaded in the back...

Postcard

Aaron Middleton

Date: 1900 before

Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.

Date: 1948 

Description: A 10-foot mannequin of Alice in Dairyland at an Alice display at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Frances Dahman, standing, wearing a dress in front of a painted backdrop. Over it she has a fur cape and muff, and is wearin...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 

Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Several men and boys appear outside of a store with H.A. Olsen printed on the awning. One boy holds a ball. The store...

Date: 1910 

Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...

Postcard

Diva

Date: 1912 

Description: Olivia Monona wearing a costume worn as a chorus member of the Chicago Opera. The image is a photographic postcard she sent to Oscar Hanke, a violinist wit...

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