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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:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Provident Savings and Loan Association. The painting shows children riding camels led by...

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Camel Ride

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are perched on the chair arms with their hands on the seated man's shoulde...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman seated in a chair, and a soldier dressed in a First World War uniform sitting on the arm of the chair. They are pose...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of four well-dressed men posed around a table drinking beer in front of a painted backdrop.

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...

Postcard

Two Men Drinking

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men, seated at a small table drinking. They are dressed in suits and each man is smoking a cigar. The man on the right is wearing 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: 1964 

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Cuba Club showing several camels in the yard in front of the camel barn at the Henry Vil...

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.

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: Full-length studio portrait of Frances Dahman, standing, wearing a dress in front of a painted backdrop. Over it she has a fur cape and muff, and is wearin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an infant dressed in white sitting on a large, wicker chair.

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women wearing fashionable long coats and large hats with hatpins.

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."

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at the...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of Gertie Haber with a bow in her hair and her hands at her side. She wears a pleated skirt and is standing in f...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railway passenger depot.

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