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Date: 1940 ca.

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

Postcard

King Street

Date: 1917 ca.

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

Date: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the lagoon at Tenney Park. In the background, a bridge is visible over the lagoon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the north end of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Langdon S...

Postcard

Science Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Science Hall main entrance at the intersection of Park Street and Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1964 

Description: A watercolor painting by Jens von Silver presented to the zoo by the Rennebohm Drug Stores. The painting shows a child reaching up to feed an elephant at t...

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute) with stone fountain in front.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people strolling around the grounds of the recently-opened Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Series No. A645

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona. A boat floats in the water near the shoreline of the lake in the foreground of the photograph.

Postcard

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a profile view of a cecropia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: A long column of men following a horse-drawn cart on State Street. The Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsi...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Bridge and Lagoon in Tenney Park. Sender of the postcard has written "Lover's Lane Bridge". A wooded area is visible in the background, while the bridge a...

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...

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.

Postcard

Lathrop Hall

Date: 1931 before

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Madison General Hospital.

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