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Postcard

Business on Main Street

Date: 1900
Description: View of various businesses on Main Street, including a drug store on the right side.
Photograph

North Main Street

Date: 1910
Description: View of businesses located on north Main Street, including Winterburn Drugs and the First National Bank.
Photograph

Home-Built Airplane by Mel Thompson

Date: 
Description: The bi-plane constructed by Melvin Thompson during the years 1918-1920 on his farm near the former quarry in Lamont Township.
Photograph

Madison Park Hotel & Prescription Pharmacy

Date: 1955
Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.
Postcard

Pinckney Street at Night

Date: 1910
Description: Elevated view at night of streetcars moving along the Capitol Square on Pinckney Street. Walzinger's Drugstore is one of the prominent storefronts on the l...
Photograph

Airplane Coverage of the Milwaukee Grand Prize Race

Date: October 05 1912
Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...
Drawing

Fountain Spring House

Date: 1873
Description: View of the Fountain Spring House.
Photograph

Buildings Along Levee

Date: 1860
Description: View of buildings along the levee.
Photograph

Berniger Park, Pioneer Summer Resort

Date: 1900
Description: House with several trees, and a horse and cart on the road in front. Located on Pierce Street near the Falk Brewery. It is Unknown whether or not "Pioneer...
Postcard

Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1904
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.
Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.
Print

Fortress Monroe

Date: 
Description: The old fortifications at Fort Monroe, built to defend Hampton Roads and the mouth of the James River. Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here from 1865 to 186...
Photograph

Cottage of Joseph Lucius

Date: 
Description: Exterior view of Joe Lucius's cottage on the Brule River. There is a huge pine tree in front of the cottage. The first seedlings were taken from this tree...
Photograph

Warren Potter

Date: 1932
Description: Warren Potter, holding a bucket, poses with his sheep and lambs. There is a road in the background and a farmstead on the other side of the road.
Photograph

Kitten Ball

Date: 1932
Description: A girl poses with a bat as a second girl holds a ball. Two young men in sweaters, identified as students from Whitewater Teachers College (now the Universi...
Photograph

High Jump

Date: 1932
Description: A boy is caught mid-air in his approach to the high jump. Many other children and adults watch. One man identifiable by the "W" on his sweater is a student...
Photograph

First Structure Built at Trout Lake

Date: 1910
Description: This building was used for cooking and eating. The clothesline on the left has clothes hanging on it. Neal Harrington has written on the postcard:

"Trout...

Photograph

Small Farm Family

Date: 
Description: Group portrait of farm family. A man sits on a tractor on the left, and in front of the tractor on the right is a woman holding a baby. In the background i...
Photograph

Girl Paddling a Boat on Archibald Lake

Date: 1913
Description: View from shoreline towards a girl paddling a boat on Archibald Lake. She is looking towards the camera. Trees are along the shoreline in the background.
Photograph

Wagon on Raft

Date: 
Description: View across water towards a person in a boat on the left pulling a group of men and a wagon on a raft. There is a tree-lined shoreline in the background.

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