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Zion Lutheran Church, Osceola, Wisconsin

Postcard with two images of Zion Lutheran Church in East Farmington, Wisconsin. The larger image is of the outside of the brick church, and the smaller inset photo is of the inside of the church looking toward the altar. Printed on verso: "Zion Lutheran Church~East Farmington, R. I, Osceola, Wisconsin~ Regular Worship every Sunday at 10:30 A.M~ Sunday school at 9:30 A.M ~ you are always wecome at Zion." On verso: "MWM Color-Litho 'Butsheen' Finished, Made only by MWM Co., Aurora, MO." Unused.

Young people near Grantsburg, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with a faded image of eight young people (six women and two men) posing on farm-like equipment. The postcard was mailed from Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wisconsin, and the message seems to indicate that the photograph was taken in the area. Printed on the verso is a large logo for Acme Post Card. Date from postmark: May 16 1914; mailed from Grantsburg Wis; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Mr. Elmer Carlson, Grantsburg, Wisconsin. "May 15, 1914. Will ans. your most welcome card I received yesterday. How are you? O.K. I spose, same here. This card is not very nice but I sent it for fun. Send a picture of yourself when you take one. I am going to have my picture taken later & I'll send you one. From T.A.S. ans. soon."

You are invited ... Taggart's Drug Store, River Falls, Wisconsin

Full title: "YOU are invited. 'Come in the evening or come in the morning. Come when you're looked for or come without warning. A thousand welcomes you'll find here before you, And the oftener you come here, the more we'll adore you.' And if you can't come, Phone 157. Taggart's Drug Store, River Falls, Wisconsin" Text printed on verso: Made in Germany. Taggart's Drug Store, Importers & Publishers, River Falls, Wisconsin 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.

YMCA Camp Icaghowan mess hall, located on a 40-acre island on Lake Wapogasset, near Amery, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the two story mess hall in wooded area. "All rights reserved, A. Pearson Co. Inc. 2014 NO 3rd St. Minneapolis 11, Minn." YMCA Camp Icaghowan is located near Amery, Wisconsin, on a 40-acre island on Lake Wapogasset. Camp Icaghowan was started by the Minneapolis YMCA to help support their work to build the “body, mind and spirit” of young people. Icaghowan opened in 1909 on a 15-acre site on Green Lake near Chisago City, Minnesota. In the early years, campers would travel to camp by street car, horse drawn wagon and hiking. As the popularity of camp grew, the Minnesota site became too small. In 1945, the YMCA bought the current 120-acre site on Lake Wapogasset near Amery, Wisconsin. The special feature of the new site was that 44 acres of the property is an island. The island and mainland property is connected by a narrow land bridge built in 1903 by the Wallace Family. Like most camps of the early 1900s, Icaghowan started as a boy’s camp but welcomed girls in 1970.

Yellow River, Webster, Burnett County, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Yellow River near Webster, Wisconsin. Text on verso (small, faint, partially covered by postmark): Herman the Printer, Minocaua, Wisconsin Date from postmark: 1946; mailed from Webster Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Gus Edwards, 600 Porte Cima Pas., Kansas City, Mo. "We have three beds. Plenty of fish but they are most termpermental. Hope you have hour health back. Minnie."

World's most famous pot hole, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of a pothole in the Interstate Park. Published by St. Croix Post Card Co., St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin Natural color post card made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LJL. Date from postmark: Jul 10, 1956; mailed from St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin; red 2¢ Thomas Jefferson stamp. Message on verso: Addressed to Mrs. Laura Bakken, Stoddard, Wisconsin. "Dear grandmother, How are you? I am feel [fine?]. But I am a littel home sak [sic]. But I am haveing [sic] fun. So grandmother I will to stop wirte [sic] get some thing. Love, Steven. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx"

Woodville, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of downtown Woodville, showing buildings, one automobile, several horse-and-buggies, and one electrical power pole. Only building sign says "Hanson & Johnson." Date from postmark: Dec 15, 1915; mailed from Woodville Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Myrtle Everson, Stillwater, Minn. "Dear Cousin:-You must excuse me for not writing any sooner. Say if you come down here for Christmas then let us no [sic] that we will get you from Woodville. Your cousin, Alma Zillmer."

Woodville, Wisconsin

Postcard with multiple views in Woodville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The top view os of the United Lutheran parsonage, left to right in the middle are: Dr. Stockman's residence, a successful Farmer's Co-operative Creamery in Woodville, and the Lutheran Church; bottom two are: a quiet day on Main Street and a Labor Day parade. Text printed on verso: Made in Germany. Message: Addressed to Mrs. Ben Stabenaw, Wood Ville, Wisc., RFD. No. 1. "May 21st 1910, From Ben to my Dear beloved Wife Louisa."

Wood River below the milldam at Grantsburg, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of Date from postmark: Mar 25 1920; mailed from Grantsburg Wis; stamp has been removed. Message: Addressed to Miss Elsie Huebner, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "Say Elsie, isn't this a pretty spot on a hot summer day? Will be there until tomorrow noon. Only one train a day in this neck of the woods. Ed, Apt. #43, "The Buckingham," St. Paul Minn. 3/24/-'10."

Wood Lake Resort cabins from hill on Wood Lake, Frederic, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of several cottages in the trees on Wood Lake, in Burnett County, near Frederic, Wisconsin. Date from postmark: Aug 15 1953; mailed from Frederic, Wisconsin; carmine-red 2¢ John Adams stamp. Message: Addressed to: Mr. Herb Link, Pearl City, Illinois. "Dear Bro, Greetings from Wisconsin & a Happy Birthday to you. Eat an extra dish of ice cream for me. Carrie [?], Pete, Jack."

Wood carvings by Mollie Jenson, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with close-up image of a carved wood wagon with teamsters and six horses. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc. Minneapolis, Minn. Printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950). Message: "She has many more of these beautifull [sic] things all hand carved, would you send these pictures back to me." Note added by donor "(written by my mother Eva Othelia Fautsch, Edina, MN, ca. 1940s)".

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