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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...

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...

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: 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...

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Description: Elevated view of a crowd of people surrounding a statue, presumably of a notable Norwegian figure. Many people are carrying flags.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of three people navigating a red canoe through yellow water lilies in Woodley's Dam near Highway 8 and 46, north of Amery.

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

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"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: 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:  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

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Five men and one woman, possibly employees of the Kirkpatrick Cheese Factory, gathered in front of the factory building. A car is parked along the curb in...

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Description: A woman in an Indian dress and headband sits at High Rock in the Upper Dells looking over the Wisconsin River at a tour boat.

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