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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of group of people posing in front of a two-story wooden home with a large porch on which American Flags are displayed. A windmill st...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman dressed in a fur coat and wearing a hat standing next to a display of defeathered geese.

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...

Date: 1916 

Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...

Postcard

Rodgers' Vin Fiz

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers, with a cigar characteristically clenched in his jaw, was the first man to fly across the United States. He undertook this flight i...

Date: 1922-08-05 before

Description: Two fishermen on a lake catch a giant fish. Both of the fishermen are wearing hats and one is smoking a pipe. A dock and the tip of a boat are visible in t...

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman sitting in a chair holding a violin on her knee. She holds the bow in her other hand. In her hair...

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young girl standing on a chair, holding a rose in her hand in front of a painted backdrop. The young girl's hair is pulled...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a boy on the occasion of his graduation. He is dressed in jacket and knickerbockers (knickers) and holds a ro...

Postcard

Rocks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of a rock spire with four men posing in various places. Trees are in the background. Text at foot, "Rocks, Camp Douglas."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of a Young woman in front of a painted backdrop. She is standing posed next to a chair with a scroll...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in Scotland. The illustration depicts field la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Prairie Farm Creamery with horse-drawn wagons in front.

Date: 1908-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard of a man stepping onto the sidewalk in front of his home. A woman on the porch is watching as he leaves. He is wearing an overcoat an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Santa and a young girl, Mary Jane Turner, in his sleigh. Her head is next to his and her arm is around his shoulders. Reindeer can...

Date: 1910-09 

Description: Exhibit of the Champion Chemical Company promoting their embalming fluids. Also presented in the exhibit are caskets and clothing to dress the dead.

Postcard

Methodist Church

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Street scene featuring a Methodist church. In front of the church a young boy stands in the dirt road near a man sitting in a horse-drawn wagon with a dog.

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