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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The boathouse, Armory (later the Red Gym or Old Red), and Science Hall c...

Postcard

Monkey House

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photo taken by Edwin Proctor. Torn...

Postcard

Tenney Park

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Description: A scenic view of Tenney Park, showing people fishing in Lake Mendota and Maple Bluff in the distance.

Postcard

Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Leopard in a cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Postcard

Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the N. B. Van Slyke residence . Constructed of stone.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The Madison Central High School class championship team, about 1910-1912. Only Ben Bergor (Goldeberger), seated on the left, has been identified.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Britingham Park Bath House.

Postcard

Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

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Description: Panoramic view of Capitol Square, seen from the West corner. Originally functioned as an oversized post card. Identifiable businesses include Haswell Furni...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard of the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo), with a camel in the foreground. Series No. A644

Date: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the terraced steps at the North, Langdon Street, entrance of the State Historical Society. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is visible across Langdo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645

Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a cecropoia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of small dog dressed in a dress with a fan and an umbrella sitting in a rocking chair. The photograph is captioned "Miss Tootsie Kiyi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small rabbit is posed in a fancy ironstone pitcher. On the reverse is written, "son of Mrs. Egg Rabbit."

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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Views of popular sites in Madison. Numerous different types of recreation are visible along with popular sites such as the Wisconsin State Capitol building...

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