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Post Office in Rabbit Hash

Date: 05 26 1894
Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Riddell general store, with a horse-drawn wagon parked in front. There is a post office and paint shop attached to the store. S...

Giant Elm at Intersection of Green Bay and Good Hope Roads

Date: 1939
Description: A man is posing with his left hand resting on the trunk of the General Grant Giant Elm, S.E. of intersection of Green Bay and Good Hope Roads. At site of P...

Middleton Railroad Crossing

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posing in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. Th...

Post Mistresss at Post Office

Date: 1917
Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.

Madison Post Office

Date: 05 01 1928
Description: Madison Post Office at 215 Monona Avenue. View looking north of the front of nearly completed Post Office from across East Wilson Street, with automobiles ...

Howard Russell and Dog Team

Date: 1920
Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Dog Drawn Traino

Date: 1930
Description: Howard Russell standing next to his dog team pulling the "Traino." Russell and the team are ready to leave Madeline Island with the U.S. Mail.

Baldauf Drug Company

Description: Interior view of the modern grill room and postal station in the Baldauf Drug Company.

O.N. Falk

Date: 1948
Description: Stoughton druggist, O.N. Falk, sorts the mail with a smile.

The Old Post Office

Date: 08 01 1929
Description: The old U.S. Post Office and Federal Building at 4 East Mifflin Street, just months before it was torn down and replaced by Manchester's Department store. ...

Don's Delivery Service

Date: 08 15 1937
Description: Employees of Don's Delivery Service, Inc. near the main Post Office, with Harley Davidson motorcycles and a closed panel truck. They are parked across the ...

Madison U.S. Post Office

Date: 10 10 1944
Description: U.S. Post Office Building, 215 Monona Avenue, on the corner of East Doty Street and Monona Avenue (South Wisconsin Avenue until December 1, 1877; Martin Lu...

U.S. Post Office Under Construction

Date: 04 01 1927
Description: U.S. Post Office under construction at 215 Monona Avenue. Scaffolding is in place as stone walls and pillars rise on the second floor, in a view of the fro...

Silverford's A.I.D. Pharmacy

Date: 1938
Description: Silverford's A.I.D. Pharmacy, with proprietor, assistant, customer and mailman standing among numerous retail displays and a McCormick-Deering "four in lin...

Agricultural Extension Lecture

Date: 12 01 1915
Description: Lindsey Reese of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department delivering a lecture on livestock and agriculture to a crowd of people and a d...

McCormick-Deering I-12 Tractor Pulling Boeing Mail Airplane

Date: 07 05 1933
Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to a pull Boeing U.S. mail and express airplane from a Municipal Airport hangar during the Amer...

Mrs. Katherine McCullough Speaking in Sister Bay

Date: 06 27 1912
Description: Suffragist Mrs. Katherine McCullough speaking to a gathering in front of the store and post office run by Mrs. W. Bunda in Sister Bay.

Bennett Studio

Description: Bennett Studio, 200 block of Broadway, Kilbourn, Wisconsin. Post office next door.


Date: 07 11 1981
Description: A male mail carrier taking a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.

Post Office

Date: 01 13 1968
Description: Post Office workers in mail room.

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