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Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.
Date: date unknown
Description: Carson Gulley in chef's hat leans out of the driver's side of his catering truck. The promotional card indicates that the chef specialized in large and sma...
Description: A long column of men following a horse-drawn cart on State Street. The Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsi...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.
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: 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...
Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)
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: 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: 1905 ca.
Description: View across street towards house at 210 Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), a property owned by Colonel George M. Neckerman and Elizabet...
Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.
Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photo taken by Edwin Proctor. Torn...
Date: 1900 before
Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.
Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645
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: 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.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, with a pensive expression with hand on his chin, sits with his dog in his lap.
Description: Photographic postcard of a cat, with head bandaged and foreleg in a sling, sits in a rocking chair as Tootsie the dog, dressed as a nurse, stands with fro...
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