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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: 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: 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:  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...

Date: 1964 

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...

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: 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:  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...

Date: 1909 

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard with families watching the caged animals at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A646

Postcard

Tommy is Ill

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.

Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

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: 1913 

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...

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...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west.

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: 1909 

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

Date: 1915-03 

Description: Governor Emmanuel Philipp stands on a dais, covered with a white sheet, behind University of Wisconsin-Madison's President Charles Van Hise. Van Hise stand...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of William Elwell Middleton, wearing a suit.

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