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King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

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

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Monkey House

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photo taken by Edwin Proctor. Torn...

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King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

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

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Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Leopard in a cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

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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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Main Street

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on Mifflin Street, as depicted on a postcard with the writing "How's Pete?".

Date: 1930 

Description: The gilded bronze statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chester French, on top of the dome of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Madison Woman's Club Building, 240 West Gilman Street. Built from 1904 to 1908, the building was designed by J.K. Cady, architect.

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1835 Helena Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square with pedestrians, automobiles and a streetcar.

Date: 1904 

Description: Postcard depicting the fire of February 26-27, 1904 that destroyed most of the second Wisconsin State Capitol. The smoke and flames have been dramatically...

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Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hugo Ballin's mural in the Wisconsin State Capitol building depicting "Wisconsin" as a regal woman with a child standing at her knee.

Postcard

Langdon Street

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1819 Helena Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both 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: 1905 ca.

Description: A postcard of the main walk leading to Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, then Main Hall.

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across the Library Mall. The University of Wisconsin Memorial Library is o...

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