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Monkey House

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photo taken by Edwin Proctor. Torn...

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...

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Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Leopard in a cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Woman's Club Building, 240 West Gilman Street. Built from 1904 to 1908, the building was designed by J.K. Cady, architect.

Date: 1908-12-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Reading Room at the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at t...

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Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the lane is a dirt path surrounded by trees.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity house at 622 Mendota Court.

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.

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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:  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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view down the front sidewalk of the main entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.

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Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1917-04 

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

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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...

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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.

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Birge Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior from Bascom Hill of Birge Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Originally known as the Biology building.

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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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