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Mill Pond

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a mill pond with buildings in the background.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. A man is seated on one of the benches.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1838 Jenifer Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View along sidewalk of Main Street, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and walking across the street. Storefronts line both sides of the street.

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 409 Walton Place. Built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1835 Helena Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of a woman viewing stalactites in the Chapel, North Cave, in the Cave of the Mounds.

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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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High School

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1819 Helena Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

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Group Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton sitting on a chair behind an unidentified man, woman, and boy. A heavy drape with tassels, top left, frames the s...

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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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The high school in Deerfield. The postcard has a handwritten note: "Please come over next Friday for the game will you? Mollie."

Date: 1908-12-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Reading Room at the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at t...

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