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Milwaukee Zoo Grounds

Date: 1964
Description: Aerial view of the Milwaukee County Zoo grounds nearing its completion.
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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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Yak

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Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.
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Speidel and Milwaukee County Zoo Model

Date: February 20 1954
Description: Zoo director George Speidel and members of the Milwaukee County Zoological society talking over plans for the new zoo while looking at a tentative model fo...
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Samson Passes Away

Date: November 28 1981
Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee Zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...
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Rhudra Gets Surgery

Date: December 13 1985
Description: Overhead view of Rhudra, an Indian rhinoceros, receiving surgery for a non-healing wound on the sole of his right, rear foot at the Milwaukee County Zoo. T...
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Vilas Park Carousel

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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
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Children at Vilas Park Fountain

Date: September 09 1940
Description: Boy and girl modeling Manchester's Department Store clothes at the Vilas Park drinking fountain. Included in sleeve is a separate negative overlay negative...
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Wolf Cubs at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: May 08 1933
Description: Timber wolf cubs eating from a dish at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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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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Annie, the Elephant

Date: May 20 1932
Description: Children watching Miss Annie, an Indian elephant at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Annie died Feb. 24, 1948 and was replaced by a "new Annie."
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Tiger Cubs at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: May 25 1932
Description: Tiger cubs, Apollo and Hercules, standing in a cage at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), purchased through a fund drive by The Capital Times and...
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Tiger Cubs at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: May 25 1932
Description: Tiger cubs, Apollo and Hercules, reclining in a cage at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), purchased with a fund drive by "The Capital Times" and RKO th...
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New Mexican Bobcat Kitten at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: March 30 1932
Description: New Mexican bobcat kitten at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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Fred Winkleman and Chimpanzees

Date: November 10 1931
Description: Fred Winkleman holding a new pair of chimpanzees, Nip and Tuck, at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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Henry Vilas Zoo Award Presented to Boy

Date: October 05 1931
Description: Two men are presenting a radio to a boy, Phillip Harris, as an award for naming the Vilas Zoo lion cubs. The names were "Thor" and "Yama." Left to right in...
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New Drinking Fountain at Vilas Park

Date: July 13 1931
Description: Children with Fred Winkelmann around the John L. Bourke drinking fountain, designed by Fred Winkelmann, Director of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). T...
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Mexican Snookum Bear (Coati)

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Mexican Snookum bear (coati) on leash, in a cage in the Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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Mexican Snookum Bear (Coati)

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Jim McWilliams, "Pianutist" vaudeville actor, and Fred Winklemann, Zoo director, with the Mexican Snookum bear (coati), at Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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Orpheum Player at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: September 11 1930
Description: Orpheum player at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo) standing in front of lion cage.

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