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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:  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...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman seated in a chair, and a soldier dressed in a First World War uniform sitting on the arm of the chair. They are pose...

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Description: Studio portrait of four well-dressed men posed around a table drinking beer in front of a painted backdrop.

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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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

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.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Frances Dahman, standing, wearing a dress in front of a painted backdrop. Over it she has a fur cape and muff, and is wearin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an infant dressed in white sitting on a large, wicker chair.

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: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women wearing fashionable long coats and large hats with hatpins.

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of Gertie Haber with a bow in her hair and her hands at her side. She wears a pleated skirt and is standing in f...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of a seated man with a boy and a girl, one on each knee. They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two women wearing fashionable fur muffs, shawls and hats posing in front of a painted backdrop. On the left is Angeline Saeman Kalschuer...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men seated at a table looking at each other. They are both wearing suits. The man on the left is smok...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two children pose outdoors in the corner of a yard next to a building. They are sitting on tricycles or pushbikes, one has an owl logo on the front. Both a...

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