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Four men posing in suits and hats, Hudson, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of four men posing for the camera in front of a photography studio backdrop. Title supplied by cataloger. The names are handwritten on the verso: B.G. B__sler, William Fleming, G.F. Trieb, and standing, E.H. Nagel. Text printed on verso: The Kregel Photo Parlors, St. Paul, Minn. and Minneapolis, Minn. The date handwritten on the verso--Jan. 14, 1911--is probably the date the photograph was taken in a photography studio. Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918).

Mthodist Episcopal Church, Prescott, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Methodist Episcopal church building in Prescott, Wisconsin. The building has a belltower, some stained glass windows, and a formed concrete block foundation. Text printed on verso: Moen Photo Service, La Crosse, Wisconsin Printed on EKKP paper (used 1904-1950). Unused.

St. Croix Lake, Prescott, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of St. Croix Lake at Prescott, Wisconsin. The bridge across the St. Croix River at Prescott can be seen in the distance on the upper left of the image. A boat has been pulled up on shore. Printed on Kodak paper (used 1950- ). Unused.

Gladstone Hotel, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Gladstone Hotel in River Falls Wisconsin Embossed flowers surround the image. Date from postmark: Apr 22, 1908; mailed from River Falls, Wisconsin; green 1¢ "Gingerbread" Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Vera Stevens, Maiden Rock, Wisconsin "Dear Vera, I thot I would send you a picture of our house. Why don't you ans. my letter, tell Ro. C. to ans. to[o] ... From chum Glady [?]."

Congregational Church, River Falls, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Congregational Church in River Falls, Wisconsin. The wooden church has a bell tower, three entrances with wide steps and railings, and is surrounded by deciduous trees. Printed on Kruxo paper with the name used as the divider (in use 1911-1922). Unused.

The 'Congo' church, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Congregational church building in 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." Date from postmark: Jun 19, 1908; mailed from Riv[er Fa]lls Wis; green 1¢ Franklin "Gingerbread" (see note) stamp. Message: Addressed to [M]iss Vera Steven, Maiden Rock, Wisconsin "Dearest Chum Vera, How is your Heart. 1&a. Our school let out today. Thurs I had to be in the exercies [sic]. How is everybody. Go up & tell my grandma Hello & Kiss her for me. How is she. I may be down in about 2 weeks. When are you comming [sic] up. ans. G.T." Written on the recto: "This is the church I go to. I sent Roy a picture of the normal scool [sic]. by [sic] dear. ans. G.T. .

Methodist church, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Methodist church building in River Falls, Wisconsin. Date from postmark: Oct. 10, 1910; mailed from River Falls Wisconsin; green 1¢ Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Nettie Andrews, R.F.D., Spring Valley, Wisconsin "Dear Nettie, I received your letter and was glad to hear from you. We are all well excepting me. I haven't been feeling very well to day [sic]. Ma has not come home yet but I gess [sic] she will come some time this week. Pa went hunting yesterday and got 5 squirrels, so we had a good dinner to day [sic]. Well I ges [sic] this is all so good by [sic]. Leora."

Kinnickinnic River, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of the Kinnickinnic River near River Falls, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: 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).

Fish caught in the Kinnickinnic River, Wisconsin

Postcard with image of a fish caught in the Kinnickinnic River with a hand-written caption, "This is what we catch here. Winnie." Date from postmark: Jul 9, 1907; mailed from River Falls; green 1¢ Franklin "Gingerbread" stamp. Addressed to Mrs. Daniel Mears, Osceola, Wisconsin; no message.

View from Crow's Nest in Glen Park, River Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard image of Crow's Nest in Glen Park in River Falls, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: Taggart's Drug Store, Importers and Publishers, River Falls, Wisconsin Made in Germany. Probably printed by C.E. Wheelock & Co., Peoria, Ill. Date from postmark: 1909; mailed from Beldenville Wis; green 1¢ Franklin stamp.

Northwards, New Richmond, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with an aerial view of New Richmond, Wisconsin, looking north. Stamped on verso: Bannister, Photographer. Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused.

Southeast view, Plum City, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of Plum City, Wisconsin. There is grass in the foreground, a tree and a church on the right, and multiple buildings throughout. Rhyme on recto: "I'm enjoying every minute, For all there is in it, And I hope some day to see you here, For it's well worth while, my dear." Copyright 1912 by F.A. Hubold. Postmark: Aug 30, 1913; mailed from Maiden Rock, Wisconsin; green 1 George Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Hazel Greene,

Lost Creek, Ellsworth, Wisconsin

A real photo postcard with an image of Lost Creek near Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Date from postmark. Text on front: I just arrived this morning, But I've looked around somewhat, If you're in search of a happy home, This is the classy spot.

Postcard with poem and image of city post office, Star Prairie, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the post office building in Star Prairie, Wisconsin. Rhyme on recto: May health and happiness both be yours. And fortune smile on all you do; And we hope you feel like wishing us The same good things we're wishing you. Text printed on verso: Pub. by R. Steinman & Co., St. Paul, Minn. Hand-written on verso at a later date: "Post Office, Albert Olson, P.M., Star Prairie, Wisconsin" Unused.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the interior of a building that flooded in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, on September 17, 1942. 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.

Railroad trestle damaged by the 1942 flood, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of a railroad bridge swept away by flood waters the night of September 17, 1942, in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Title supplied by cataloger. Probably printed on EKC paper (this stamp box design used 1930-1950), as most of the cards in this set have that logo undamaged in the stamp box. Verso shows signs of having been removed from a scrapbook, otherwise unused.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the post-flood damage in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. The flood happened on the night of September 17, 1942. 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.

Post-flood damage, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the post-flood damage in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. The flood happened the night of September 17, 1942. 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.

Trout Brook School, District 3, Town of Kinnickinnic, St. Croix County, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of eleven children posing with their teacher outside of the Trout Brook School in the Town of Kinnickinnic in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Most of the children are wearing sweaters. The school building has a steeple with a bell tower and spire, a brick chimney, double front doors with a transom, and five windows showing. Another smaller building or annex is slightly visible behind. Date from handwritten identification on recto. Handwritten list of the children and teacher on the verso: Left to right, Helen Webster, Lyle Seuro, George Legler, Grace Nelson, [Ruth?] Junkman, Louise Stapleton (teacher), Herman Niederhauser, Otto Kreuzigler, [Rochelle?] Junkman, Rudolph Langhammer, Otto Langhammer, Anne Langhammer.

Polk County Training School for Teachers, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin

Postcard image of the Polk County Training School for Teachers, located in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. The two-story building, made of formed concrete blocks, has a belltower. Text printed on recto: Alfred Isaacson, Pub. Date from postmark: Oct 29, 1909; mailed from [Ce]ntur[ia], Wisconsin; green 1¢ Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Emma Jensen, Albert Lea, Minn. R.F.D. No. 3 Box 15. "Oct. 29 .09. Hello Emma, would like to here [sic] from you, have you forgot all about us? how are you all down there. we are alright up here. we have sold 100 bu. of Potatos at 30 cents per b. how did Mamma like her trip up here, did she have a good time at St. Paul. so Papa sold part of his farme [sic]. how is Mary getting along. Annie Peterson."

Aerial view, Spring Valley, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with aerial view of Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Date from hand-written note on verso: "Taken when Mabel was a little girl - Early 1900's." Printed on Azo paper with four triangles, all pointing up. Unused postcard.

Sanatorium, Lake Mallolieu, Hudson, Wisconsin

Collotype postcard image of the Sanatorium above Mallalieu Lake--misspelled Mallelien--in Hudson, Wisconsin. Published for F. R. Crane, Hudson, Wisconsin (no. 1). Logo indicates it was printed by the H. Hagemeister Co. (no. 8293); printed in Germany. Date span from the working life of the H. Hagemeister Co. Unused.

Hudson High School basketball team, 1912

Real-photo postcard with image of Hudson High School's 1912 basketball team. Team members (left to right) Standing: Sam Slaughter, Coach J.W. Burholder, and Carl Anderson; seated: Henry Bleier, Harry "Bat" Nelson (with the ball), and G. Barter Bell. Printed on Azo paper with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918).

Rush River Dam, Ellsworth Electric Light Company, Ellsworth, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Ellsworth Electric Light Company's Rush River Dam near Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Date supplied by photographer: H.W.L. 1907. Card postmarked Nov 3, 1908; mailed from Beldenville Wisconsin; 1¢ green Franklin "Gingerbread" stamp. Message: Addressed to Mrs. Flora Morton, Bay City, Ore. How are you and all of the other friends of mine getting along. Effie's oldest boy is sick and Anna is sick. I hope they will not have such a time as they did last winter. We are all well and hope this card will find you all well. This from Lydia. Good Bye."

H. F. Doolittle, Ellsworth, Wisconsin

Real-photo advertising postcard with image of H. F Doolittle, a publisher and musician from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with his percussion instruments in a photographer's studio setting. The text says: "I find the Wonder drums and traps made by the C.G. Conn Co., of Elkhart, Ind. just what I require in every respect." Postcard printed on Azo paper, with all four triangles pointing up (used 1904-1918). Unused.

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