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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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of Normandy women wearing the famed Normandy caps, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set c...

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Main Street

Date: 1909-07-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Many people can be seen on the sidewalks and flags decorate the buildings. The street is not paved and several horse-...

Date: 1916 

Description: Black and white photographic postcard of a horse-drawn sled loaded with logs coming out of the woods. One or two men are driving the sled, and a man is wal...

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Description: A man is sweeping the bunk house at Hatton Lumber Company Camp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Ollie Bordson standing on the stoop of a house. He is wearing a double breasted, belted coat over a suit. In the window to the left is a Red Cr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of Fox River dam at De Pere. Men are walking along the bridge on the left.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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Group Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton sitting on a chair behind an unidentified man, woman, and boy. A heavy drape with tassels, top left, frames the s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three postcards featuring Richard Nixon. The top postcard has the title: "Experience Counts!" with a photographic portraits of Richard Nixon on the left, a...

Date: 1911-05-28 

Description: Men pose on a barge carrying a steam powered pile driver at work on the coffer dam for the construction of the powerhouse.

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Railroad Station

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards the train station of Dane, with three women and two men standing on the platform. Two sets of tracks stretch to the hor...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of six men, three standing and three sitting. On the left is a goat. Attached to the painted backdrop, a poster for the Calumet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a full-length studio portrait of two unidentified girls on the occasion of their First Communion. They wear white dresses and flor...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a man holding a rifle, squatting on ground on the right, with his trophies: Carcasses of a deer, a bear and a wolf hanging from pi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Camp Stella looking south toward the Bayfield County shoreline from an Apostle Island.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...

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Man in Suit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Robert Faust in front of a painted backdrop. He is standing with his right hand on a chair and is wearing a suit with the ja...

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City Dock

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...

Date: 1910-02 

Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...

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