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Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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


Park Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Street, looking toward Lake Mendota. A portion of the Wisconsin Historical Society can be seen on the righthand side of the photo.


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:  ca.

Description: Double postcard view of the Steensland Bridge, over the Yahara River at East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Photo postcard of an outdoor group portrait of a telephone line crew. The six men are wearing hats and work clothes, and five of the men are wearing belts...


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...


Langdon Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Langdon Street and the lower campus of the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man is standing on top of a stack of firewood that is loaded on his horse-drawn bobsled. He is wearing a coat and hat. In the background are two homes an...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down of Main Street from along right-side curb. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the street, and pedestrians are on the sidewalks. Storefronts are on both...

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1838 Jenifer Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Four young girls pose outside of Witt's photography studio. They are wearing dresses. Two of the girls have jackets, and three of them have hair bows.


King Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of King Street, looking east, with a streetcar. Lake Monona is in the background.

Date: 1912 after

Description: Camp Randall Memorial Arch and Civil War cannons. The memorial was built to honor Wisconsin Civil War soldiers and is located on the University of Wisconsi...


Description: Steensland Bridge with boat and passengers passing beneath.


Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of a scene at Little Norway. A man sits on a wagon chassis. He is wearing an ethnic costume. Various buildings are visible surrounded by...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a family posed on a hill in front of a farm, with farmhouse, outbuildings, and a windmill. The family is gathered on a hill i...

Date: 1908 before

Description: Aerial view of Camp Randall Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Top image on Place File card.

Date: 1920 

Description: John Virnig, Sr., harness maker, grips the handle of a two wheeled hand cart as he poses on the sidewalk in a neighborhood. He is wearing a hat, shirt and...

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