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Postcard

Monkey House

Date: 1970 ca.

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...

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Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Leopard in a cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railway passenger depot.

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.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Madison General Hospital, showing the original unit of what eventually became a large complex of additions. Demolished 1963-1964 prior to construction of...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Britingham Park Bath House.

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Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

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King Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of King Street, looking east, with a streetcar. Lake Monona is in the background.

Date: 1967 

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View across lawn of Chadbourne Hall, Music Hall and library along sidewalk on Park Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the terraced steps at the North, Langdon Street, entrance of the State Historical Society. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is visible across Langdo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute) with stone fountain in front.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Awnings are visi...

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: A small rabbit is posed in a fancy ironstone pitcher. On the reverse is written, "son of Mrs. Egg Rabbit."

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Saint Paul's University Chapel at 723 State Street.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Views of popular sites in Madison. Numerous different types of recreation are visible along with popular sites such as the Wisconsin State Capitol building...

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