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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: 1900 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The boathouse, Armory (later the Red Gym or Old Red), and Science Hall c...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Bridge and Lagoon in Tenney Park. Sender of the postcard has written "Lover's Lane Bridge". A wooded area is visible in the background, while the bridge a...

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...

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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...

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...

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Description: Steensland Bridge with boat and passengers passing beneath.

Postcard

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. A man is seated on one of the benches.

Postcard

King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of King Street as seen from the Capitol grounds.

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: 1909 ca.

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

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.

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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.

Postcard

Langdon Street

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1906 

Description: View towards shoreline from Lake Mendota of University of Wisconsin-Madison varsity men's rowing crew. People are watching from the boathouse in the backgr...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at the...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Lake Mendota is in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Britingham Park Bath House.

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