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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men on a life saving crew launching a row boat into Lake Michigan. A long pier with a lighthouse at the end bisects the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Charles Faust, seated in a chair, holding Lynne Faust Hilgers on his lap. He is wearing a shirt, tie, slacks, suspenders and...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four women demonstrate the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Sanctuary of Cistercian Monastery. Two people kneel down before altar.

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:  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:  date unknown

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 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: 1912 ca.

Description: Boats and people at the Bayfield dock on Labor Day 1912. Boats include Thelma; Lusitania; which later became a U.S. Mail boat; Captain Angus'...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people viewing the bird cages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Series No. A647

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of two women, one seated and the other perched on the chair arm, posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing dresses...

Date: 1903 

Description: The cast members Billie Burke, James Blakeley, and Maude Percival as characters from The School Girl. Billie Burke was a hit when she sang "Put M...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman poses on the lawn in front of a house with a porch. She is wearing a dress, apron, shawl, hat and shoes. In one hand she has a cane and in the othe...

Postcard

Wedding Portrait

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wedding studio portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Haak posing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1919 before

Description: Photomontage of a fisherman in a rowboat catching a giant turtle. The male companion of the fisherman has fallen in and lost his hat amidst the excitement....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of workmen posing with a partially built shed or corn crib. One man in sitting on the roof timbers. Two wagons with lumber are parked...

Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Yellow River Bridge. A horse-drawn wagon full of hay is crossing the bridge. Houses and trees can be seen on the far side of t...

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of men on a lakeshore grapple with a giant pike. Two men pull on a rope hooked to the pike while two more stand ready with harpoon-like sticks. Ano...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard featuring a color illustration of men in suits and farm laborers in a field next to a grain binder drawn by four oxen. Original caption reads: "Ro...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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