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Woman's Building

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Description: The Woman's Building is situated in the northwest part of the park that faces the great Lagoon, with the Wooded Island in the distance. Designed by Miss So...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: St. Camillus Novitiate and the footpath leading to it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of a man in a fishing boat on Woodley's Dam north of Amery. View of the dammed water surrounded by pine trees.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: The "Colonial Farm House" in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Date: 1909-07-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Norwegian Lutheran Church. Below is the handwritten text: "Norwegian Lutheran Church, Boscobel, Wis."

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Views of Ashland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.

Postcard

Chimney Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of Chimney Rock. Trees surround the base. Text at top, "Chimney Rock, Camp Douglas, Wis."

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a smiling woman in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a coat and has short, curly hair.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. Front view of the school includes a flag pole and bare trees on the lawn surrounding the school....

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of Gertie Haber with a bow in her hair and her hands at her side. She wears a pleated skirt and is standing in f...

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Description: A woman in an Indian dress and headband sits at High Rock in the Upper Dells looking over the Wisconsin River at a tour boat.

Postcard

Mill Street

Date: 1920-08-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of Mill Street. Town businesses, including a clothing and tailoring store, line the right side of the street looking towards a reside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a seated man with a boy and a girl, one on each knee. They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard along shoreline of a group of people fishing at Rudolph Mill. Sherwin Gillett's wife's cousin, William Schmitt, is standing in the fo...

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Description: A crowd of mostly men sitting on bleachers in front of a brick building, all watching some type of sporting event. One man is walking in front of the bleac...

Date: 1922 

Description: View along side of bridge over the Wisconsin River, built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden one when it became condemned.

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