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Description: A young couple poses on their vine bower framed porch, with a pet Jack Russell terrier. The man is sitting in a chair in front of the screen door holding a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people viewing the bird cages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Series No. A647

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Road workers grading a rural country road with an Avery tractor and wooden grading blocks. The image was cropped from a postcard collected by International...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this scene, "Looking South on Main Street Montello Wis." A woman stands on the sidewalk at left near a parked buggy and...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant, oddly-shaped potato rests on a flatbed railroad car. A horse-drawn carriage with a driver is visible behind the train. White bags filled with pota...

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: 1903 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders publicity portrait of Billie Burke resting her cheek on her hand. She wears long white gloves and a large lacy white hat. Published as a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of woman seated at table and looking through a telescope. Text reads "Look Me Up When Your [sic] In Town."

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across barnyard towards five men on the William Fiebelkorn farm working with a wagon and conveyor belt to load hay into a silo. The barn has a stone f...

Date: 1911-01-25 before

Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard of farmers operating grain binders in Mexico. Includes a color illustration of two grain binders pulled by oxen or cattle. Original caption reads:...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young baseball player poses outside the porch of his S. Sixth St. Walker's Point neighborhood home. He is wearing a baseball uniform with cap, and is hol...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Provident Savings and Loan Association. The painting shows children riding camels led by...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus waving to two children. He has a basket of toys and dolls on his back and is holding a toy horse. He is wearing the traditi...

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