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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

Taxidermist Cart

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a train wreck. Survivors and onlookers are gathered on and around the railroad tracks.

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A postcard sent by C.L. (Neal) Harrington to his sister Alice Harrington in Hurley, Wisconsin. A young man stands near a fence on the right, and behind him...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of three workmen building a stone wall next to a shed.

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of a family in a car. It is decorated with flowers, foliage and ribbons. The parents are inside the car, and the son is sitting on the hoo...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester showing a color photograph of a harvesting scene in Finland. Original caption reads, "Finland — The women f...

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of a nun, one young man and five young women in front of a painted backdrop. The children are all ho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. Features a scene of men, women and children among picnic tables, automobiles. Tents are pi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across water towards a rock formation, "The Devil's Pulpit," on the shore of Mirror Lake. There is a man in a rowboat near the formation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a group of children. They are posed as a mock wedding party. The bride carries a bouquet and wears a circlet of flowers in her hair. The...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three women pose outdoors. All are wearing dresses and one has a headband with a bow. Pine trees and a house can be seen in the background.

Postcard

West Park Drive

Date: 1906-04 

Description: View of West Park Drive. Wooden railings line the road and a wooden walkway is visible on the right. A man wearing a cap drives an automobile across the dr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of a Young woman in front of a painted backdrop. She is standing posed next to a chair with a scroll...

Date: 1933-07-28 

Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a scene from the Apostle Island Indian Pageant. Two children sit aboard a covered wagon pulled by a pair of steers while two men,...

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of three hunters surrounded by a large group of giant rabbits in the woods. One of the hunters is in the act of shooting a rabbit. The snowy s...

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