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Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a profile view of a cecropia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Postcard

Profile Rock

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Profile Rock at Farwell Point on Lake Mendota.

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...

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Description: Postcard showing the north wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol with the statue "Forward" in the foreground.

Postcard

Langdon Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Langdon Street and the lower campus of the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Sherman Bridge and Lock and surrounding area on the Yahara River.

Postcard

Bascom Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. One wing added to the hall on the left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. In the left corner, a rowing ream is on t...

Postcard

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: 1958-09 ca.

Description: An aerial view of University Hill Farms on Madison's west side. a complete 604 acre community developed by the Regents of the University of Wisconsin. Re...

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Description: The Methodist Hospital.

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Description: Steensland Bridge with boat and passengers passing beneath.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard of the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo), with a camel in the foreground. Series No. A644

Date: 1906 

Description: Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the lagoon and surrounding wooded area in Tenney Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Night view with streetcars at the Capitol Square on Pinckney Street. Walzinger's Drugstore is one of the prominent storefronts on the left.

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Description: Central High School.

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...

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