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Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A traveling salesman, dressed in a suit and light hat, stands beside his carriage. A case of perfume and remedy wares sits near his feet. The small carriag...

Date: 1930 before

Description: A holiday postcard depicting the traditional image of St. Nicholas walking on foot garbed in a long green robe and carrying a bunch of switches for naughty...

Date: 1910 

Description: Two girls stand in front of a large pile of giant string beans. Red text in the upper portion of the image reads, "How we do things at Ihlen, Minn."

Date: 1912 

Description: View of shocks of wheat in a field. A few men stand near one of the bunches in the background. From the Scenes along the Country Road series.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman seated in a chair, and a soldier dressed in a First World War uniform sitting on the arm of the chair. They are pose...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young man standing in front of a painted backdrop. A wavy white mask appears around the portrait.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of, from left to right, Mary Brunner Muskat, Ida Brunner Muskat and Laura Brunner Zander standing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant, oddly-shaped potato rests on a flatbed railroad car. A horse-drawn carriage with a driver is visible behind the train. White bags filled with pota...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A man stands next to a headstone in a cemetery. He is wearing a suit and hat. The name on the headstone is "LOKKE."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Michael Virnig seated in a chair at a table in front of a painted backdrop. He is dressed in a suit and holding a book or ma...

Postcard

State House Crew

Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of forest rangers outside a house. They are wearing work clothes, boots and a variety of hats. A man on the right is holding a gun and point...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men smoking cigars and wearing summer hats. Joseph Bowar is seated, and his brother, Jacob Bowar, sta...

Date:  date unknown

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: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of Viola Festge Hering on the occasion of her graduation. She is wearing a pleated white skirt and h...

Date: 1910 

Description: Two hunters stand around a pile of giant rabbits that they have killed in a Wisconsin forest. It is winter; there is snow on the ground. One of the hunte...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a girl standing with her arm on a chair in which a Dalmation dog sits. The girl's hair is pul...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three women posed around a folding screen. From left to right, Mamie Meyerkiester, Gertrude Boehnan Endre...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of holly with Santa inside of an oval gold border. He is wearing a red coat, green mittens, a fur hat and has a basket filled with toys on...

Postcard

Tommy is Ill

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.

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