1 2 3 4
.

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: 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: 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...

Postcard

Science Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Postcard view of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Elevated view looking towards the northwest. The Chemical Laboratory is on the...

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: 1915 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across fields of Horticultural buildings on left, Hiram Smith Hall in the middle, and Agricultural Hall on the right on the University of Wiscons...

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: 1909 before

Description: Postcard depicting one of the four Prairie du Chien stone gateways that stood at the four corner entrances to the Capitol Park. More elaborate gates topped...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard showing the Capitol Park and the replica of Centennial fountain installed in the park in 1878. The green paint is a change made in 1898.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior of Engineering Building along Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Later this became the Education building.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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: 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...

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:  

Description: View from a stone bridge at Vilas Park with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across the Library Mall. The University of Wisconsin Memorial Library is o...

Date: 1904 

Description: Postcard depicting the fire of February 26-27, 1904 that destroyed most of the second Wisconsin State Capitol. The smoke and flames have been dramatically...

1 2 3 4

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.