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Postcard

Mother and Child

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of mother and child in front of a painted backdrop. The woman is seated and wearing a black dress, the toddler is standing and dressed in w...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1964 

Description: A watercolor painting by Jens von Silver presented to the zoo by the Rennebohm Drug Stores. The painting shows a child reaching up to feed an elephant at t...

Date: 1913-02-14 

Description: View of a campsite with two tents. One man is kneeling near a campfire blowing smoke over a tent and a line of clothes. Two other men are sitting nearby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women standing outdoors in front of trees and a blooming bush of flowers, probably hydrangeas, and playing violins. On the back of the print of this im...

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Description: William Fiebelkorn and his wife Anna stand at a fence on their farm. William is holding a toddler. The house, the barn, several outbuildings and a windmill...

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Description: Colorized postcard of a combat drill. The scene includes soldiers, horses, wagons, cannons, tents, buildings and trees. Text above reads, "'Preparing for A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women gathered around a table in front of a painted backdrop. One woman rests her forearm on her friends shoulder and...

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Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. A man is standing to th...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester showing a color photograph of a harvesting scene in Finland. Original caption reads, "Finland — The women f...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three young women, one of them holding child on the fence, line up along the opposite side of a fence to look at a herd of pigs. They are all smiling. On t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1913-09-05 

Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard of a boy and a girl, arm in arm. He is dressed in a green outfit with a green cloak with a gold lining, gold gloves and a green hat. She i...

Postcard

Altar Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Raymond Bowar dressed in his altar boy robe and holding an incense burner.

Postcard

Brownrich Ferry

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Brownrich ferry carrying a horse and wagon.

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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: 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...

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