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Date: 1908 

Description: Holiday postcard with a girl peering through a wreath of holly. Her coat, mittens, hat and boots are light blue. She has a fur muff with holly in it hangin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women gathered around a table in front of a painted backdrop. One woman rests her forearm on her friends shoulder and...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1910 

Description: Holiday postcard showing Santa Claus behind the steering wheel of his motorized sleigh. Holly fills the front and pine boughs fill the back. He is wearing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of Dorothy Zander as an infant dressed in a white fur coat and bonnet.


Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a young girl in a white dress, standing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard depicting a crowd at the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul station.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across street towards house at 210 Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), a property owned by Colonel George M. Neckerman and Elizabet...


C.&N.W. Depot

Date:  date unknown

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.


A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a train wreck. Survivors and onlookers are gathered on and around the railroad tracks.


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: 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: 1957 

Description: Advertising postcard featuring a color illustration of an International A-180 truck.

Date: 1909-11 

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a family. Writing reads: "W.H. Clelland and Family. One of the Cherry Mine survivers [sic]. It is this man who was said to have...

Date: 1907 

Description: Music and lyrics to "Buckwheat Cakes and Honey." Portraits of Eugene Secor and George W. Work are at left and right at the top. In the center is an illustr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, with a pensive expression with hand on his chin, sits with his dog in his lap.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

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