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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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Britingham Park Bath House.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the Washington Building, located on East Washington Avenue between Webster and Pinckney Streets.

Date: 1909 

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

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1906 

Description: View towards shoreline from Lake Mendota of University of Wisconsin-Madison varsity men's rowing crew. People are watching from the boathouse in the backgr...

Date: 1907 

Description: The Madison General Hospital, 925 Mound Street, looking west from Park Street.

Date: 1914 

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

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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: 1915 ca.

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton reading while lying on his bed with the family dog, Tootsie, beside him. There is a full bookcase behind the bed,...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society at 816 State Street.

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.

Date: 1908-12-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Reading Room at the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at t...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Madison Woman's Club Building, 240 West Gilman Street. Built from 1904 to 1908, the building was designed by J.K. Cady, architect.

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Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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