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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Bowar Bros. Hardware Store. The awning reads, "Hardware, Bowar Bros., Implements, Auto Supplies." Over the large door on the left...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Night view with streetcars at the Capitol Square on Pinckney Street. Walzinger's Drugstore is one of the prominent storefronts on the left.

Postcard

Madison Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Madison Avenue, lined with trees on either side.

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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

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

Date: 1912-09-14 

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:  

Description: A view of a bridge in Tenney Park surrounded by shrubs and trees.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from State Street looking towards St. Paul's University Chapel, 723 State Street. Text on postcard reads: "St. Paul's University Chapel, Madison, Wis....

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a train wreck. Survivors and onlookers are gathered on and around the railroad tracks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view across muddy road of a man wearing a suit and standing on the porch of the two-story Hotel and Feed Barn. Two signs next to h...

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: 1926 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 926 Vilas Avenue. The residence was built by Willard Droster.

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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: 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...

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