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Date: 1906-07-13 

Description: Black and white postcard of the rock formation called the Great Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. A man is standing to the right of the "face". Trees...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard decorated on the border with autumn-colored leaves and an American flag crest on the top, center, and a banner which reads, "American Homest...

Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Postcard

Harriman Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of Harriman Avenue in the residential district. A little girl stands with her baby carriage on the sidewalk between a telephone pole...

Date: 1932-06 

Description: World War I veterans seated on the ground around a car with slogans painted on it such as "We Want Our Bonus" and "Bonus Seekers V.F.W. 796". They are prot...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are perched on the chair arms with their hands on the seated man's shoulde...

Date: 1964 

Description: A watercolor painting by Jens von Silver presented to the zoo by the Rennebohm Drug Stores. The painting shows a child reaching up to feed an elephant at t...

Postcard

Two Men Drinking

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men, seated at a small table drinking. They are dressed in suits and each man is smoking a cigar. The man on the right is wearing a...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Postcard

"Hay-making"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company of a photograph of a group of men loading bales of hay onto a horse-drawn wagon. Some of the men ap...

Date: 1948 

Description: A 10-foot mannequin of Alice in Dairyland at an Alice display at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men on a life saving crew launching a row boat into Lake Michigan. A long pier with a lighthouse at the end bisects the image.

Date: 1940 

Description: Campaign card promoting Carl Zeidler for the office of Mayor of Milwaukee.

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.

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

Date: 1916 

Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of harvesting scene: a grain binder pulled by ox the the fields of F...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photomontage of two men riding a giant ear of corn resting on a large, flatbed horse-drawn cart. The driver is standing on the corn, preparing to whip the...

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...

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