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Description: Black and white postcard of an elevated view of the Old Covered Bridge crossing the Wisconsin River. The bridge appears on the left and the river on the ri...
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Frances Dahman, standing, wearing a dress in front of a painted backdrop. Over it she has a fur cape and muff, and is wearin...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Boat "Thistle" with riders on Fox River. People standing on shore.
Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Several men and boys appear outside of a store with H.A. Olsen printed on the awning. One boy holds a ball. The store...
Description: The screw ferry, Ann Arbor No. 7, at Frankfort. Later named Viking, then Viking I.
Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...
Description: Olivia Monona wearing a costume worn as a chorus member of the Chicago Opera. The image is a photographic postcard she sent to Oscar Hanke, a violinist wit...
Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.
Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.
Description: View of three buildings on the Lawrence University campus. Among the buildings pictured is Main Hall.
Description: Colorized postcard of Castle Rock, a geological formation of the coast of the Apostle Islands.
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: 1912 ca.
Description: Boats and people at the Bayfield dock on Labor Day 1912. Boats include Thelma; Lusitania; which later became a U.S. Mail boat; Captain Angus'...
Description: Exterior of the Third Ward School, a brick three-story school surrounded by a lawn.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting in a buggy drawn by a horse wearing a fly-net. Behind him is an automobile with two men leaning against the side. Al...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: View of Main Street, Sister Bay, looking downhill. Postcard, mailed and postmarked 1909.
Description: Photographic postcard of the main living area of a Norwegian dwelling at Little Norway showing a cradle, chairs, trunks, dresser and a built-in bed with cu...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three men, all seated in chairs around a table, drinking a beer from a bottle. The man on the right holds...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.
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