.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn towards the exterior of a motel. A station wagon parked in front of one of the units.

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from the street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutter...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A boy and girl walk down a path. She has her hand on his shoulder, and is wearing a dress and hat carrying a sack. He is dressed in shirt, knickers, stocki...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Date: 1909-10-30 

Description: A man on a large horse-drawn cart hauls a group of giant sugar beets. The two horses are stepping onto a dirt road. An inscription in the upper left corner...

Postcard

Panter Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of the Panter Hotel and Sandwich Shoppe, which has a wrap-around porch with bushes planted in front. There are plants in a stone planter in...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.

Postcard

Hotel Backbone

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Hotel Backbone.

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photomontage of a horse-drawn cart that is hauling giant watermelons broken down in the middle of a road. The driver of the cart inspects the broken wheel...

Postcard

Yacht Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Stroller's Bridge toward the city with a public building in the background.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, and promoting Haddon Hall and the Wye Valley as "The Peak Distr...

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the motor mounting and cabane for Alfred Lawson's Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Washington Avenue, looking north.

Date:  

Description: The Education Building at the State Fair. The postcard was mailed September 15, 1909.

Postcard

Jackson Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at the...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.