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Description: Holiday postcard showing Santa Claus peeking around a curtain to look in on two girls sleeping in a bed. Their clothes are draped over the footboard. Santa...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Anna Bollenbeck Bowar, standing in front a painted backdrop. She is wearing a dark dress with white collar and cuffs, a stri...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Man standing next to a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2). The man is wearing a coverall worksuit and has a mustache and undercut haircut.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of the Circus Parade on a rainy day. Crowds of people line the street, and many are holding umbrellas.
Date: 1976 before
Description: Photomontage of a giant trout resting on the back of a bright red flatbed pickup truck. Children look on with awe; one is pointing at the trout. White curs...
Description: Partially colorized postcard view down Jefferson Street. People are gathered in front of one of the storefronts on the right, and horse-drawn vehicles are...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young girl wearing a dark dress with her hair pulled back in fashionable bows. She is sitting on an ornat...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Soleure, Switzerland in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Chicago and North Western Depot. A group of children are in front of the depot near a cart, and two men work nearby.
Description: Two boys haul four giant plums using a small wagon pulled by two white goats. One boy is holding the reins. The boys are wearing jackets and caps. The back...
Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of three women, one seated in the center with her arms crossed and two standing behind her on both sides. The se...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Wausau Club House with a little girl standing on the sidewalk in front of the building.
Description: Four women demonstrate the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Steve Siudzinski, owner of Steve's Cheese, standing in front of a vault that is holding a block of cheddar cheese weighing 13,913 lbs, and marked MFD. 1958...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
Description: Studio portrait of two men dressed in business suits wearing hats and holding cigars in front of a painted backdrop. Using hand gestures, a suggested notio...
Description: A barber glances at the camera as he clips hair from a customer. The customer is reflected in a mirror in the background.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of two men in front of a painted backdrop. The men are dressed in business suits, holding cigars in their hands and using hand...
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