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Date:  date unknown

Description: Embossed souvenir postcard decorated with gold that depicts the third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared, 1883-1904. The gold dome was entirely artisti...

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Postcard

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.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: West side of Monona Avenue (Martin L. King Jr. Boulevard), with Elks Lodge No. 410, 120 -24 Monona Avenue; GAR Hall, 118 Monona Avenue; Monona Hotel, 114 M...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin, Y.M.C.A. building formerly called Association Hall.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An interior view of the First National Bank.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clara Middleton, well-dressed and wearing a large hat, holds her pet fox terrier's chin as the two share a gaze.

Date:  

Description: Panoramic view of Capitol Square, seen from the South corner. Originally functioned as an oversized post card. Ringling Brothers Circus advertisement visib...

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: 1930 

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

Date:  ca.

Description: Double postcard view of the Steensland Bridge, over the Yahara River at East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Scene at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) showing bear pits.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of tree-lined University Drive on the shores of Lake Mendota. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background.

Postcard

King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

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

Postcard

Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1936 

Description: Mother lion cradling her cub at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Postcard

King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

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

Postcard

Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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