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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...

Date: 1964 

Description: A watercolor painting by Jens von Silver presented to the zoo by the Rennebohm Drug Stores. The painting shows a child reaching up to feed an elephant at t...

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: 1964 

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Cuba Club showing several camels in the yard in front of the camel barn at the Henry Vil...

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

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...

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Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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:  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:  date unknown

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: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the lagoon at Tenney Park. In the background, a bridge is visible over the lagoon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the Upper Campus, the west side of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Soci...

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

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Bascom Hill of the Engineering Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Description: View from Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument on top of Bascom Hill, and the Wisconsin Sta...

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

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...

Postcard

Tenney Park

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Description: A scenic view of Tenney Park, showing people fishing in Lake Mendota and Maple Bluff in the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the north end of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Langdon S...

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