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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: 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: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of people in a large model launch with an American flag on Lake Mendota near the University of Wisconsin-Madison boat house.

Postcard

Tommy is Ill

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of small dog dressed in a dress with a fan and an umbrella sitting in a rocking chair. The photograph is captioned "Miss Tootsie Kiyi...

Postcard

Group Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton sitting on a chair behind an unidentified man, woman, and boy. A heavy drape with tassels, top left, frames the s...

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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: An interior view of the First National Bank.

Date: 1927 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 607 Clemons Street. The residence was built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking towards the city from across Lake Monona. Several individuals, possibly a family, are visible in a rowboat on the lake.

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...

Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1926 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 2438 Upham Street, built by Willard Droster.

Postcard

Candy Cane

Date: 1909 

Description: William Elwell Middleton stands beside the giant candy cane which he won on Christmas Day, 1909. There is a bookcase in the background.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.

Postcard

Barnard Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Barnard Hall building on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. It features a flight of steps up to the entrance which is flanked by a stone r...

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Description: Carson Gulley in chef's hat leans out the driver's side of his catering truck. The promotional card indicates that the chef specialized in large and small...

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