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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: 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 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...

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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...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men seated at a table looking at each other. They are both wearing suits. The man on the left is smok...

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Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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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King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of King Street as seen from the Capitol grounds.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...

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Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of a scene at Little Norway. A man sits on a wagon chassis. He is wearing an ethnic costume. Various buildings are visible surrounded by...

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Calf

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young spotted calf is tethered with a rope at the Middleton family farm. There is a ladder in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of six men, three standing and three sitting. On the left is a goat. Attached to the painted backdrop, a poster for the Calumet...

Date: 1936 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison and the four lakes region.

Postcard

King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of King Street as seen from the Capitol grounds.

Date: 1950-07-20 

Description: Photographic postcard of the main living area of a Norwegian dwelling at Little Norway showing a cradle, chairs, trunks, dresser and a built-in bed with cu...

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