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Photograph

Stone Barn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...

Date: 1912 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester feed grinders. The cover features an illustration of two birds flying toward a bag of fee...

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Description: A young couple poses on their vine bower framed porch, with a pet Jack Russell terrier. The man is sitting in a chair in front of the screen door holding a...

Photograph

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Bear pits at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911, with a polar bear in the nearest display area.

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Description: Edmund Eisenscher (1909-1995), posing with his dog.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of men and a woman standing near a horse-drawn wagon outside an International Harvester farm implement dealership. The group is standing near an Osbo...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men haying in a field. Two men with hand rakes pose, while the third man, sitting on a horse-drawn rake, faces away from the camera.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the State Fair Grounds featuring a race track and a crowd seated in the grandstands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms poses with a goat and a dog on Otis Arms's farm.

Photograph

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two seals in their cage at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911.

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

Photograph

Birdhouse

Date: 1932 

Description: A rustic birdhouse with four separate entrances is displayed on a tree stump with gnarled bark. On the reverse of the photograph is written "Prize bird hou...

Date: 1958-03-11 

Description: Two men in front of a wall of hay bales pose with a baby camel. The men are Zoo Director Harold Hayes (left) and Bellamy Seals (right, wearing a Zor Shrine...

Photograph

Waimea River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up of a small tree growing on the banks of the Waimea River. A horse stands in the background on a trail that runs alongside the river and large rol...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Three fisherman in a boat pulling in a net full of fish on Chequamegon Bay while a man and a boy look on.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of men baling hay with an engine powered hay press. Men load the press while two others stand and watch. Another man stacks the finished bales. In th...

Print

Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people viewing the bird cages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Series No. A647

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

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