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Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, left, sitting cross-legged on a chair holding a pipe and glancing at a friend, possibly Eddie Quick. There is a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity house at 622 Mendota Court.

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Description: View from a stone bridge at Vilas Park with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.

Postcard

Medicine Time

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

Postcard

Tenney Park

Date:  

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

Postcard

Camel Ride

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A young girl and another child riding a camel led by a Zor Shriner at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). In the background the Zor Booster Band is in a...

Date: 1926 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 926 Vilas Avenue. The residence was built by Willard Droster.

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...

Postcard

Barnard Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Barnard Hall building on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. It features a flight of steps up to the entrance which is flanked by a stone r...

Postcard

Calf

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young spotted calf is tethered with a rope at the Middleton family farm. There is a ladder in the background.

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: 1926 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 2438 Upham Street, built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1925 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 2442 Upham Street. Built by Willard Droster.

Postcard

Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking towards the city from across Lake Monona. Several individuals, possibly a family, are visible in a rowboat on the lake.

Date: 1906 

Description: View towards shoreline from Lake Mendota of University of Wisconsin-Madison varsity men's rowing crew. People are watching from the boathouse in the backgr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of William Elwell Middleton, wearing a suit.

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

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton reading while lying on his bed with the family dog, Tootsie, beside him. There is a full bookcase behind the bed,...

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