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High school, Amery, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the 3-story brick high school in Amery, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc., Minneapolis, Minn. Date from postmark: Jun 24 1951; mailed from Rice Lake Wis; green 1¢ George Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Mrs. Fred Von Haden, W. Counsil [sic] St., Tomah, Wisconsin "Hi. Having a wonderful time. Fishing most every day. Have had good luck. Caught a N. Pike 27" long. Real sport. Tillie."

Willow River Falls, River Falls Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Willow Falls near Burkhardt, in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The use of "River Falls" in the title comes from the location of the publisher. Text printed on verso: Made in Germany. Taggart's Drug Store, Importers & Publishers, River Falls, Wisconsin Printed in the stamp box (partially missing): image of a padlock with "C.E. Wheelock & Co., Peoria, Ill., Exclusive Importers; Domestic Postage One Cent, Foreign Postage Two Cents." Unused.

Willow River Falls and dam, Burkhardt, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Willow Falls and dam near Burkhardt, in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The photograph shows a man sitting on a rock below the dam and falls. Date from postmark: Aug 28 1916; mailed from Burkhardt Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Printed on Kruxo paper. Message: Addressed to Mrs. H.A. Ammundson, Osceola, Wisconsin "Sunday, Dear Mrs. A.- Am having a grand time at Burkhardt. Expect to go back to Stillwater Tuesday. Haven't decided when I would come home. Say hello ! to Doris for me and give baby a kiss for me. Genevieve G."

Winter scene at Webb Lake, Burnett County, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of two does posing in the snow, supposedly near Webb Lake in Burnett County, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: Real Photo Post Card, Hansen Photo Co., Withee, Wisconsin Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused.

Methodist church, Hudson, Wisconsin

Picture postcard with image of the Methodist Church in Hudson, Wisconsin. The church building has a steeple with belfry, lantern, and cutoff spire; lancet windows plus one small round window; and wide front steps. A streetlight hanging from a wire can also be seen. Text printed on verso: Pub. for F. R. Crane, Hudson, Wisconsin, by North-Western Post Card Co., St. Paul, Minn. Date from postmark: Dec 3 1914; mailed from Hudson Wis; stamp removed. Message: Addressed to Erma Jean Bird, 2217 Third St., Menomonie, Wisconsin "Dear Sister, I went sleding yesterday & I had a fine time. Don't you wish you were here? I will have to go & mail this card. Wanda."

Willow River Lumber Company, New Richmond, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Willow River Lumber Company in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Title from verso (handwritten note). Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused as a postcard, however, someone has written information about the company on the verso.

Market day, New Richmond, Wisconsin

Postcard with image the Main Street in New Richmond, Wisconsin, on market day. Includes buildings on both sides of Main Street, many horse-and-buggies, many pedestrians, power lines, and a large American flag. Image is hand annotated with "My Bro." and a line pointing to a man driving a buggy. Date from postmark: Apr 30, 1911. Verso stamped: Bannister, Photographer. Message: Addressed to Mr. Geo Trut, Hudson, Wisconsin, U.S.A.; "Sat. Dear G.[?] U. - You don't know how sorry I am - [] - well you know. - I didn't get home until Sat P.M. at 4:00. See that was too late and didn't get [] till 4-30 see. Would have been very much pl[__] to have gone. I am to be in Hudson Sunday on 9- and land at Burkholders at noon. I will be a [the rest has glue over it and is unreadable].

Eagle Point, Osceola, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of Eagle Point on the St. Croix River near Osceola, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: C. W. Staples, Osceola, Wisconsin Printed in Germany. Also printed on the verso is the PCK Series peacock logo (Paul C. Koeber Company). Date based on other Staples-Koeber collaborations. Unused.

St. Croix Heights motel, Prescott, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the St. Croix Heights motel in Prescott, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc., 2014 No. 3rd St., Minneapolis 11, Minn. Printed on Kodak paper (used 1950- ). Unused.

Toll bridge (raised for boats), Prescott, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the toll bridge being raised for boats at Prescott, Wisconsin. The Point Douglas Drawbridge at Prescott is the crossing for U.S. Highway 10 between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Text printed on verso: Moen Photo Services, La Crosse Wisconsin Printed on EKKP paper (used 1904-1950). Unused.

Lake St. Croix, Prescott Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of Lake St. Croix near Prescott, Wisconsin. A portion of two buildings can be seen to the far left. Printed on Azo paper with four squares (used 1924-1949). Unused, although the postcard has been removed from a scrapbook.

Scenes, River Falls, Wisconsin

Composed image of eight postcard scenes from River Falls, Wisconsin. Included are: Main St., High School, State Normal School, Junction Falls, Depot, Lower Falls, the Monument, and Cascade Falls. Hand-written on front: Published by Taggart. Printed on Karbo paper. Unused postally.

Rocky Branch Glen, River Falls, Wisconsin

Photo image of the Rocky Branch Glen in River Falls Wisconsin Date from postmark: Aug 26 1912; mailed from River Falls Wisconsin; green 1¢ Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Nettie Andrus, Spring Valley, Wisconsin, R.F.D. #3. "Dear cousin, I received your card and glad you are coming to school. I went out in the country Sat. night to an icecream social with the kid with the foxy horse and buggy. Some kiddo. Gee I can't wate [sic] for the week topass [sic]. What day are you coming, let me know. Love and good by, Leora."

Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with an image of birch trees in Glen Park in River Falls, Wisconsin. Image is surrounded by artwork giving the appearance of being framed. Text on verso: "No. 4218, Published for Taggart's 'Rexall' Drug Story., Bloom Bros. Co., Pub., Minneapolis, Minn. Printed in Germany." Number in postage square: 24299. Unused.

New Cedar Street bridge, River Falls, Wisconsin

Picture postcard with tinted image of the Cedar Street bridge in River Falls, Wisconsin. Printed on verso: Published by R. S. Freeman & Son, River Falls, Wisconsin Made in Germany. Logo: Three-leaf clovers on each end of a bone-shaped logo with the words Litho-Chrome in large letters in the middle, Trade Mark below, Leipzig, Berlin, Dresden above, and the clovers have a letter on each leaf: A, N, C. Unused.

Congregational Church, River Falls Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Congregational Church in River Falls, Wisconsin. The image is inside an embossed frame with white roses. Date from postmark: Sept 13, 1911; mailed from River Falls Wisconsin; green 1¢ Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Mrs. Budge, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, R.R.5. "Dear Mrs. B. This town is quieter than the farm. The mail and our appetites are the only excitement. School is easy and I like it pretty well. How is Anson? As ever, Mary M." On the side of the postcard: "We have bushels to eat but do you know I think about that pumpkin pie - what I didn't get."

Train depot scene, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the River Falls, Wisconsin, train depot, railroad tracks, and a steaming engine. Also shown are multiple people, including a man with a bicycle. Text printed on verso: B. H. Dingman, Pub., Plymouth, Wisconsin Date supplied by the photographer. Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused.

Patriotic Day parade on Main Street, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Patriotic Day parade on Main Street in River Falls, Wisconsin (April 27, 1917), showing men--some with drums and musical instruments, and American flags--marching in two lines down the middle of a dirt street; the men may be Civil War veterans. Many automobiles and several horse-and-buggies on either side of them. Main Street businesses can be seen in the background. Many pedestrians can be seen on the sidewalk in front of the businesses. Printed on Azo Paper, with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused.

Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of Glen Park in River Falls, Wisconsin. Text printed on recto: M.A. Shepard, Pub. Date from message: February 16, 1908. Message: Addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Nichols, River Falls, Wisconsin "."

Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of a portion of Glen Park in River Falls, Wisconsin. Date from postmark: Mar 24, 1908; mailed from River Falls Wis; green 1c "Gingerbread" Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Eleanor Burnett, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Paul, Minn. "I hope that all the coming news may be brighter than the last. R.U.C."

High school, Glenwood City, Wisconsin

A postcard that provides a view of the high school in Glenwood City, Wisconsin, from a distance. Text on recto: I just arrived this morning, but I've look around somewhat, if you're in search of a happy home, this is the classy spot.

Aerial view of city on postcard with poem, Elmwood, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with an image from an overlook showing Elmwood, Wisconsin. Rhyme printed on recto: This town is first rate the scenery's great, And I'm certainly feeling fine, So I won't take you to task but just simply ask Why don't you drop me a line?" Date from postmark: May 29, 191-; mailed from Elmwood, Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Florence Gehring, Juneau, Dodge Co., Wisconsin

Cascade at Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the cascade on the Kinnickinnic River in Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin. "Happy Birthday" hand-written on the recto. Message on verso: "Miss Cecilia Volesky from Catherine Morrow, with love from your friend."

Lover's lane at Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of a path known as Lover's Lane in Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin. Text printed on: Taggart's Drug Store, Importers and Publishers, River Falls, Wisconsin Made in Germany. Printed in the stamp box: image of a padlock with "C.E. Wheelock & Co., Peoria, Ill., Exclusive Importers; Domestic Postage One Cent, Foreign Postage Two Cents (used 1905-1909). Unused.

Kitchen in Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the kitchen at Glen Park in River Falls, Wisconsin The kitchen was the first building erected in Glen Park, ca. 1898-9. Date from postmark: Jul 9 1907; mailed from River Falls Wis; green 1¢ "Gingerbread" Franklin stamp. Postcard is addressed to Miss Edna Mears, Osceola, Wisconsin, but there is no message.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of post-flood damage in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, from the flood on the night of September 17, 1942. Title supplied by cataloger. A different image of railroad track damage appeared in the Minneapolis "Star Journal" with the caption: "Flash flood which hit Spring Valley, Wisconsin, washed out these Northwestern railroad tracks, bending and twisting them." Printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950). Unused.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with view of the post-flood damage in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, from the September 17, 1942, flood. Title supplied by cataloger. A slightly different angle view of this image appeared in the Minneapolis "Star Journal" with the caption: "Flood water carried this Spring Valley automobile two blocks before it finally left it this way, its rear end high in a tree." Printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950). Verso shows signs of having been removed from a scrapbook, otherwise unused.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of destruction of a electrical pole due to floods. The building on the left was a mill. Title supplied by cataloger. Printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950). Verso shows signs of having been removed from a scrapbook, otherwise unused.

Red Cross, Woodville, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Red Cross women meeting in Woodville, Wisconsin, on September 5, 1917. The side of a house with a window can be seen behind the group, along with flowers below the window. Electric poles and wires are in the background. Postmark: Sept 19 1917; mailed from Woodville Wis; green 1c Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Thorvald E. Thoreson, Woodville, Wisconsin R.#. My Dear Boy: -- How are you? I am pretty lonesome for you. Look real good and see if you can find me on the other side of this card. Love and kisses from Auntie." Note: Thorvald was 4 at this time.

Circus parade, Ellsworth, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard image of a circus parade in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. The parade is lead by seven elephants. Handwritten on verso: July 19, 1909. Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Message: "There ware [sic] 11 elephants, [?], calliope, hippo, lions, lepard, lots of horses of course. I guess the largest ever came here. I do love to see the horses dance, it is best of all. Ivan & Howard & Roger stand by the telephone post I marked with cross. Anna Johnson stands with hands behind her. There ware [sic] lots of people in town. I will get more cards and send you if I can, different kinds, these are some I got."

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