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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: 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: 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...

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: 1960 ca.

Description: Views of popular sites in Madison. Numerous different types of recreation are visible along with popular sites such as the Wisconsin State Capitol building...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Fishing nets drying along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: County Line Motel on U.S. Highway 14 and Wis. 11.

Date: 1969 

Description: Photographic holiday postcard of a couple on their bikes in a driveway. Shrubs and palm trees surround them. A map of the Pacific Ocean is in the backgroun...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: The Valley Motel and Colonial Restaurant at the intersection of Highways 41 and 29. This motel's postcard boasts that it has a large lighted swimming pool...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the ramparts of the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen throughout and have fall color. The lake, bluffs and sky are...

Date: 1964-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of Marinette County Park. Picnic tables and a playground are scattered under a pine forest.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A postcard view of the 180-foot high Eagle Bluff. The bluff received its name from the eagles which formerly nested there.

Postcard

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the lake viewed from the East Bluff Trail in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen all around and it is autumn. Rock formations appe...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Exterior of Field House on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Many of the University's indoor sports events were held here. Camp Randall stadium i...

Date: 1964 

Description: Photographic holiday greeting card of three children, one boy and two girls, dressed in winter clothes, holding up an enlarged postcard. On the postcard is...

Date: 1960 

Description: Reproduction of the apothecary shop owned by Louis Dufilho, the first licensed pharmacist in the United States. Louisiana pioneered in regulating the profe...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the bathing beach at Devil's Lake State Park with a view of the East Bluff. The lake, bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Many...

Date: 1964 

Description: Print of a color drawing of the Wisconsin Pavilion in the New York World's Fair executed by the architect, John Steinmann. The rendering is of an elevated...

Date: 1960 before

Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...

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