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Description: Sunset over Lake Mendota.

Date: 1933 

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


Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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


Park Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Street, looking toward Lake Mendota. A portion of the Wisconsin Historical Society can be seen on the righthand side of the photo.

Date: 1930 

Description: The gilded bronze statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chester French, on top of the dome of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol building.


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: 1936 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's mural in the Wisconsin State Capitol building depicting "Wisconsin" as a regal woman with a child standing at her knee.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, with a pensive expression with hand on his chin, sits with his dog in his lap.

Date:  ca.

Description: Double postcard view of the Steensland Bridge, over the Yahara River at East Washington Avenue.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on Mifflin Street, as depicted on a postcard with the writing "How's Pete?".

Date: 1917-04 

Description: Postcard of men and women marching in Madison, Wisconsin's Loyalty Parade through the streets of the city.

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...


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: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society at 816 State Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Scene at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) showing bear pits.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored, postcard view of the University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn.

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