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Opera House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Opera house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a dining room in a dwelling at Little Norway.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Views of popular sites in Madison. Numerous different types of recreation are visible along with popular sites such as the Wisconsin State Capitol building...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street in Deerfield. Handwritten note: "Dear Ella: May you have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. M.A.E."

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Aaron Middleton

Date: 1900 before

Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Max Esser standing and wearing a suit and bow tie in front of a painted backdrop. His hand rests on the back of a chair.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down of Main Street from along right-side curb. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the street, and pedestrians are on the sidewalks. Storefronts are on both...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman sitting in a chair holding a violin on her knee. She holds the bow in her other hand. In her hair...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a high school with multiple figures standing in front of it.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Date: 1909 before

Description: Postcard depicting one of the four Prairie du Chien stone gateways that stood at the four corner entrances to the Capitol Park. More elaborate gates topped...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a group of children. They are posed as a mock wedding party. The bride carries a bouquet and wears a circlet of flowers in her hair. The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Peter Juris, seated, and Frank Faust, standing, in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing suits.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the terraced steps at the North, Langdon Street, entrance of the State Historical Society. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is visible across Langdo...

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Man in Overalls

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a man posing in front of a painted backdrop. He has one hand on his hip and is wearing striped overalls and a hat.

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Description: Sunset over Lake Mendota.

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 409 Walton Place. Built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...

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