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Description: 8-year-old Verna Hohman holding a tree branch with a swarm of bees. "'My First Catch' A Swarm if Bees" is written on front of postcard. Sent to the Amer...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Bay View Beach with several boats in the foreground and buildings behind them.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Exterior of Engineering Building along Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Later this became the Education building.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...
Description: Colorized postcard of T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of the Prairie Farm Creamery with horse-drawn wagons in front.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Hotel Stoddard, "built by a company of wealthy citizens in response to a popular demand for a first-class hotel. It cost $240,000 and is one of the finest...
Description: View of the lagoon and surrounding wooded area in Tenney Park.
Description: View of two automobiles crossing a toll bridge.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Reading Room at the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at t...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: A colored postcard showing the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial at an early stage of the bas-relief carving.
Description: Clockwise from upper left images include: Cutters Point, Long Lake, Wis.; M.E. Church, New Auburn, Wis.; Farmers Store, New Auburn, Wis.; Public School, Ne...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: The Lindaur Mill Flume in Merrill.
Description: The Jefferson County Court House.
Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Elevated view of bridge over Wisconsin River built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden bridge when it became condemned.
Description: Promotional postcard for the 1915 Universal serial "The Broken Coin," featuring cameo photographs of the stars Francis Ford (as Count Frederick) and Grace...
Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a mag...
Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...
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