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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

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Description: Carson Gulley in chef's hat leans out of the driver's side of his catering truck. The promotional card indicates that the chef specialized in large and sma...

Date: 1909 

Description: A long column of men following a horse-drawn cart on State Street. The Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsi...

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Description: Panoramic view of Capitol Square, seen from the West corner. Originally functioned as an oversized post card. Identifiable businesses include Haswell Furni...

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.

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Description: Photographic postcard of the upper campus viewed from the State Street entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisco...

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Description: Photographic postcard view of the stairs leading to the exit of Cave of the Mounds.

Date: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of the entrance to the Cave of the Mounds. A curved sign sits on two square stone pillars. The sign reads "Welcome, Cave of the Mounds,...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

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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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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: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking towards the city from across Lake Monona. Several individuals, possibly a family, are visible in a rowboat on the lake.

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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...

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of the city hall with clocktower.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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.

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