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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.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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Description: Postcard view of the Madison Free Library and its surrounding area. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Mad...

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...

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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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Lincoln Monument

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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: View of tree-lined University Drive on the shores of Lake Mendota. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A postcard of the main walk leading to Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, then Main Hall.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view from west of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. In the foreground are lawns, fields, fences, and trees. There is a large...

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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:  date unknown

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

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: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1912-09-14 

Description: Colorized postcard of Park[er] Street and the West End of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society....

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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: 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...

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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...

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