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The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

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Description: View from a stone bridge at Vilas Park with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Embossed souvenir postcard decorated with gold that depicts the third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared, 1883-1904. The gold dome was entirely artisti...

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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.

Date: 1909 before

Description: Postcard depicting one of the four Prairie du Chien stone gateways that stood at the four corner entrances to the Capitol Park. More elaborate gates topped...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Colorized image of Chautauqua Grounds on Lake Monona, near Madison.

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Barnard Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Barnard Hall building on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. It features a flight of steps up to the entrance which is flanked by a stone r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the upper campus viewed from the State Street entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisco...

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Candy Cane

Date: 1909 

Description: William Elwell Middleton stands beside the giant candy cane which he won on Christmas Day, 1909. There is a bookcase in the background.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Lake Mendota is in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard showing the Capitol Park and the replica of Centennial fountain installed in the park in 1878. The green paint is a change made in 1898.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the Upper Campus, the west side of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Soci...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the Sacred Heart Academy, presently known as Edgewood High School.

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Description: Postcard view of the Madison Free Library and its surrounding area. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Mad...

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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...

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Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched on a log with the background of a rural Wisconsin valley. There...

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...

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