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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.
Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, left, sitting cross-legged on a chair holding a pipe and glancing at a friend, possibly Eddie Quick. There is 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: 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...
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: 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: 1905 ca.
Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Color postcard of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across the Library Mall. The University of Wisconsin Memorial Library is o...
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...
Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645
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...
Description: William Elwell Middleton stands beside the giant candy cane which he won on Christmas Day, 1909. There is a bookcase in the background.
Description: Postcard of men and women marching in Madison, Wisconsin's Loyalty Parade through the streets of the city.
Description: Photographic postcard of small dog dressed in a dress with a fan and an umbrella sitting in a rocking chair. The photograph is captioned "Miss Tootsie Kiyi...
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: 1950 ca.
Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, with a pensive expression with hand on his chin, sits with his dog in his lap.
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