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Postcard

Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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: Colorized postcard of the State Street entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Bascom...

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

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the upper campus viewed from the State Street entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisco...

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Dane County Courthouse.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railway passenger depot.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of people sitting and standing outside of the Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium, which is partially obscured by trees. Designed by Morrison...

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: 1925 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 2442 Upham Street. Built by Willard Droster.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The boathouse, Armory (later the Red Gym or Old Red), and Science Hall c...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: First of the Kappa Kappa Gamma houses, at 421 N. Park Street, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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