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Rhesus Monkeys Move to Summer Home

Date: May 15 1954
Description: Zookeepers releasing rhesus monkeys to the island that serves as their summer home at the Washington park zoo (later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo).
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Vernon Castle and his Monkey Jeffrey

Date: 1918
Description: Vernon Castle, half of the glamorous Castle dancing team, enlisted in the British Royal Flying Corps in 1915 and flew over 150 missions at the Western Fron...
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Radio Installed at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: July 01 1932
Description: Radio installed at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo) for the granddaughters of the zoo director, Fred Winkelmann, and Tuck, the chimpanzee.
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Santa and Children on a Coffee Advertisement

Date: 1890
Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...
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Crowd Watching Circus Parade

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Description: Crowd watching a monkey ride a horse in a circus parade in town.
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Prototype of Methodist Revivals

Date: 1896
Description: Drawing comparing Methodist revivals to gatherings of howling monkeys.
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Man Holding Monkey in Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Date: April 17 1947
Description: David Mackin, Milwaukee World War II veteran, is shown with his monkey, Joe, in a state capitol hearing room. The bill under discussion would allow anyone...
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Educated Monkeys Show at Iowa State Fair

Date: 1946
Description: An audience gathers to watch the "Buttons Educated Monkeys" show, one of the attractions televised to the International Harvester tent at the Iowa State Fa...
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Henry Vilas Zoo Primate House

Date: 1939
Description: The Primate House at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), built in 1929 and extensively remodeled in 1995.
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Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918
Description: Small monkeys in their wire mesh enclosure at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911.
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Tiny Monkey in Mother's Arms

Date: January 17 1949
Description: A tiny four-month-old monkey, born at Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), is huddling with it's mother behind bars.
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Vilas Park Zoo Ring-Tailed Monkey

Date: August 25 1950
Description: Dale Coyler shown holding "Squeaky," a ring-tailed monkey from the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). He takes the monkey home with him on his days off to a...
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Irene Castle and Rastus

Date: 1915
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Irene Castle holding her pet monkey Rastus.
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Dorothy Phillips, a Capuchin Monkey, and a Bell and Howell Motion Picture Camera

Date: 1922
Description: Original title: "This is one of the rare snapshots which a photographer gets only once in a peagreen moon. Dorothy Phillips, star of Allen Holubar's Th...
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Snapshot of Ruth Roland and a Monkey

Date: 1922
Description: Silent film actress Ruth Roland in riding costume and a velveteen cap playing with a small monkey.
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Claire Whitney, a Marmoset, and a White Toy Poodle

Date: 1916
Description: Silent film star Claire Whitney in a seated pose with a marmoset and a white poodle. Original caption: "Miss Claire Whitney's pet marmoset and French p...
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Clara Kimball Young and a Monkey

Date: 1918
Description: In this snapshot silent film actress Clara Kimball Young holds a white-faced capuchin monkey wearing clothes and a cap. A girl and man are in the backgroun...
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Monkey House

Date: 1970
Description: View of Monkey House. On the lawn are flamingos, and in the background is a bear at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Photograph taken by Edwin Proctor. To...
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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...
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Monkey Island

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Description: Spectators looking at the Monkey Island at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This is one of many images photographed by Harold Hone for "Wisconsin: A Guide...

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