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Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Provident Savings and Loan Association. The painting shows children riding camels led by...

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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

Lathrop Hall

Date: 1931 before

Description: Exterior of front entrance from across University Avenue on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Madison Sanatarium on Lakeside Street.

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: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family cat sleeping in a doll carriage under a crocheted baby blanket, wearing a matching bonnet.

Postcard

Kappa Kapp Gamma

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: First of the Kappa Kappa Gamma houses, at 421 N. Park Street, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Law Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: View up across Bascom Hill of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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...

Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a cecropoia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, looking south from the Capitol Dome. Lake Monona can be seen in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored, postcard view of the University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn.

Date: 1912-09-14 

Description: Colorized postcard of Park[er] Street and the West End of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society....

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.

Postcard

Science Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking northwest of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of the Chemical Laboratory can be seen on the right.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the State Street and Lake Street intersection showing the Co-op book store, the Rennebohm Drug Store and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard with families watching the caged animals at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A646

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard showing the Capitol Park and the replica of Centennial fountain installed in the park in 1878. The green paint is a change made in 1898.

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