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International Harvester Postcard — Russia

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard with a color illustrations of an International Harvester self-rake reaper pulled by two camels in Russia. Caption: "Russia — Camels are used as dr...
Photograph

Russian Farmer with Camel-Drawn Mower

Date: 1910
Description: Russian farmer in a field riding an International Harvester mower drawn by two camels.
Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1895
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
Photograph

Desert Prayer

Date: 
Description: A camel stands on the desert sands near Biskra, Algeria, as two men pause to face Mecca and pray.
Poster

The McCormick at Work in Asiatic Russia

Date: 1887
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring color illustration of grain binders drawn by camels in a field. The caption reads...
Photograph

Statewide Zor Shrine Ceremonial

Date: November 21 1949
Description: Bellamy Seals (right), captain of the camel patrol, watches as Shrine leader Harold Lloyd tries out one of the camels. The Hollywood producer was in Madiso...
Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910
Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...
Poster

For Peace and Security - Buy Bonds

Date: 1945
Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features the Three Wise Men following the North Star.
Photograph

Harold D. Hayes with Baby Camel

Date: July 02 1951
Description: Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) Director Harold D. Hayes posing with a newborn dromedary (one humped-camel).
Postcard

Camel Rides at the Zoo

Date: 1970
Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...
Postcard

Camel Rides at Vilas Park Zoo

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Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Provident Savings and Loan Association. The painting shows children riding camels led by...
Postcard

Camels at the Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1964
Description: Watercolor painting by Jens von Sivers presented to the zoo by the Cuba Club showing several camels in the yard in front of the camel barn at the Henry Vil...
Postcard

Camel Ride

Date: 1960
Description: A young girl and another child riding a camel led by a Zor Shriner at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). In the background the Zor Booster Band is in a...
Postcard

Scene at Vilas Park Zoo

Date: 1915
Description: Early souvenir postcard of the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo), with a camel in the foreground. Series No. A644
Photograph

Mother and Baby Camel

Date: May 1950
Description: A Zor Shrine camel and its newly born baby at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).
Photograph

Nativity Scene at Saint Anthony's Shrine

Date: 1925
Description: View of a scene of the nativity in Bethlehem at Saint Anthony's Shrine, also called 'Mount Airy,' consecrated in 1889. The scene features the Holy Family,...
Photograph

Arab Plowing Sand

Date: December 30 1937
Description: An Arab man plowing sand with a plow harnessed to a camel.
Photograph

People Around Crucifixion, Mt. Scopus in Distance #1714

Date: 1893
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters. Mount Scopus is in the distance. Text at righ...
Photograph

Akra, The Central Portion of Jerusalem #1704

Date: 1893
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
Photograph

Eastern end of Mount Zion of City of David #1705

Date: 1893
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David. Text at right: "Wanderings Among...

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