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Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, looking south from the Capitol Dome. Lake Monona can be seen in the background.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square with pedestrians, automobiles and a streetcar.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the view to the west from the top of Blue Mounds, in Blue Mounds State Park. Handwritten is "Platteville Mounds, 45 miles" with an...

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the northwest view of Blue Mounds. Text below in a white box reads "N.W. View of Blue Mounds, Wis. Elevation 1760 ft."

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the view towards Madison from the top of Blue Mounds. Handwritten on the card is "State Capitol, 25 miles" with an arrow. Text bel...

Date: 1930 

Description: The gilded bronze statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chester French, on top of the dome of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Date: 1936 

Description: Mother lion cradling her cub at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's mural in the Wisconsin State Capitol building depicting "Wisconsin" as a regal woman with a child standing at her knee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the exterior of the Norwegian Evangelical Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a boy on the occasion of his graduation. He is dressed in jacket and knickerbockers (knickers) and holds a ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a girl, seated in a chair with fringe, in front of a painted backdrop. She has her left hand resting on her chin and is wear...

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...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman standing in front off a painted backdrop. She is wearing a dark dress, shoes, hat with bow, light colored gloves and...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Scene at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) showing bear pits.

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Postcard of men and women marching in Madison, Wisconsin's Loyalty Parade through the streets of the city.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an old Indian trail marker, a twisted tree, as seen on top of Blue Mounds. Text below reads "Old Indian Trail Marker, Top of Blue...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: St. Mary's Hospital soon after its completion in 1911.

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