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High School

Date: 1923-10-17 

Description: Exterior view of the two-story brick High School building with basement. A bare flagpole can be seen on the roof.

Date: 1924-06-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of rocks and trees above the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Below on the left railroad tracks run along the shoreline. Trees and bl...

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Ox Tram

Date: 1907-09 

Description: Two harnessed black oxen standing near a clothing shop. A young boy's face is visible behind the oxen. Jackets hang from hooks outside the shop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a foundry. There are workmen standing near the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Unglaube is in a two-seater buggy with one of his sisters. The buggy is pulled by one horse on a dirt road.

Date: 1936 

Description: Mother lion cradling her cub at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Date: 1933-07-28 

Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...

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Two Men Drinking

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men, seated at a small table drinking. They are dressed in suits and each man is smoking a cigar. The man on the right is wearing a...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building is on a street corner. Road in front is crowded with pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and trolleys. Nine flags are at various points on the ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Bobynn Tavern and Dining Hall on Lake Namakagon. Lake Namakagon is located in the Chequamegon National Forest.

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"Colsac I" Ferry

Date:  date unknown

Description: A close view of the Merrimac ferry "Colsac I" with a sign reading, "Stop Your Motor When Ferry Is Moving".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. Trees appear to the left and right.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

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Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across water towards a man holding a long pole posing on the stern of a launch near the Montello River bridge. The launch has a canopy with a scallope...

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Main Street

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Color postcard of Main Street from porch on building at Stonefield Village. A horse bus with tourists is in the street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

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