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Postcard

Flood Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street scene. Groups of people are gathered along the sidewalks near storefronts. A building on the left has a painted sign...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Kathryn Dahman standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long coat, a velvet hat with a feather plume, and i...

Postcard

At the Dells

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of people gathered at the shoreline of a lake. One group is launching a boat near the shore. Another group is in a small b...

Date: 1913-09-05 

Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Holiday postcard with a young woman driving an open automobile with Santa Claus in the back, he is holding gifts in his left hand. He is wearing a red suit...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man standing with his hands behind his back. He is wearing work...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Postcard

Two Elderly Men

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two elderly men in suits, one standing and the other, James Gorman, sitting on a table.

Date:  

Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this scene, "Looking South on Main Street Montello Wis." A woman stands on the sidewalk at left near a parked buggy and...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: From left to right are Emma (Thorsen) Purchas (1862-1944), Ida Fisk, Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Dorothy Purchas...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an infant dressed in white sitting on a large, wicker chair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two children, Liane Faust Hilgers and Harold Pick, sitting on stools in front of a painted backdrop. Harold is holding up a rose and Lia...

Date: 1908-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard of a man stepping onto the sidewalk in front of his home. A woman on the porch is watching as he leaves. He is wearing an overcoat an...

Date: 1909 

Description: A long column of men following a horse-drawn cart on State Street. The Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsi...

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: 1903 

Description: The cast members Billie Burke, James Blakeley, and Maude Percival as characters from The School Girl. Billie Burke was a hit when she sang "Put M...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.

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