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Description: Photographic postcard view down a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood.
Description: Log entrance of the Paine Lumber Co. Edward L. Paine founded the lumber mill in 1853 on the east bank of the Fox River.
Description: Red brick building with a flag pole reaching beyond the edge of the image. A small bit of road in the lower front, with a small stone block that reads "Ca...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Turner Hall, a Swiss social center in Monroe.
Description: The Public Library and Congregational Church in Ladysmith.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Industrial area with view of Kimberly Clark Mill and other unidentified mills.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake. Rock formations are in the foreground. Trees can be seen throughout. Bluffs and sky are visible in the background. The...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison and the four lakes region.
Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...
Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.
Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a cattle-drawn grain binder being put to use in South America. Or...
Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.
Description: A man and a boy use dollies to haul giant musk melons near a train. In red text on the upper center portion is the inscription, "How we do things at Bald K...
Description: Portrait of five women, two standing and three seated in chairs. The woman standing on the left is Ann Drucella Witt, sister of Matthew Witt, owner of the...
Description: A scenic view of Tenney Park, showing people fishing in Lake Mendota and Maple Bluff in the distance.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...
Description: Studio portrait of an infant dressed in white sitting on a large, wicker chair.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Hotel Bellis with two men and a horse and buggy in front of it.
Description: Photographic postcard of the toll bridge that spans the Wisconsin River. Part of the bridge is covered. Several men stand along the railing. A sign warns "...
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