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Science Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Science Hall main entrance at the intersection of Park Street and Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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:  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:  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...

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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...

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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:  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: 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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Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

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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.

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....

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: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Building 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.

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Main Street

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard depicting a view of Main Street with streetcar.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the terraced steps at the North, Langdon Street, entrance of the State Historical Society. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is visible across Langdo...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the Sacred Heart Academy, presently known as Edgewood High School.

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...

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Description: Panoramic view of Capitol Square, seen from the South corner. Originally functioned as an oversized post card. Ringling Brothers Circus advertisement visib...

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