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Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings along Main Street. A tavern sits next to a general store with a gas pump on the corner. Two automobiles are parked outsi...

Date: 1910 

Description: Photomontage of a fisherman attempting to reel in a giant fish from a river. Beside him sits a few beer bottles and a bag.

Date: 1903 

Description: Billie Burke carries a tea tray as the servant girl in the operetta The Dutchess of Dantzic which premiered in October 1903 at the Lyric Theatre in...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant, oddly-shaped potato rests on a flatbed railroad car. A horse-drawn carriage with a driver is visible behind the train. White bags filled with pota...

Date: 1892 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. A church is on the left corner. A horse and cart are parked next to the curb further d...

Date: 1964 

Description: Photographic holiday greeting card of three children, one boy and two girls, dressed in winter clothes, holding up an enlarged postcard. On the postcard is...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Date: 1912 

Description: View of shocks of wheat in a field. A few men stand near one of the bunches in the background. From the Scenes along the Country Road series.

Date: 1909 

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...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard with a father and mother seated in chairs watching their baby play with a ball. A decorated Christmas tree appears in the background. Othe...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Spring Bank monastery. Man kneeling in from of one of the Stations of the Cross. This is probably part of the Cistercian monastery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A smiling grandfather has his arm around a toddler granddaughter. A toddler boy is standing next to them. They are surrounded by chickens, and behind them...

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: 1908 

Description: Photomontage of a horse-drawn cart that is hauling giant watermelons broken down in the middle of a road. The driver of the cart inspects the broken wheel...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard of farmers operating grain binders in Mexico. Includes a color illustration of two grain binders pulled by oxen or cattle. Original caption reads:...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: "Riverfront from Pettibone Park". There are three steamboats docked on the right in the harbor. A mother and her children are in the foreground, and a hors...

Date: 1915 

Description: A man is driving an old-fashioned car with three women passengers on a road littered with cows. The driver has hit a cow with the car, causing it to fly in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a view of a lake from a shoreline. A power boat and a fishing boat can be seen through the trees. "Cable, Wisc." is printed in red on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Provident Savings and Loan Association. The painting shows children riding camels led by...

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