Zoological Society of Milwaukee County records, 1910-2000

Film/Collection name :

Zoological Society of Milwaukee County records, 1910-2000

Creator :

Zoological Society of Milwaukee County

Content Description :

Records of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee County, a non-profit organization established in 1910 to support the Washington Park Zoo, and its successor, the Milwaukee County Zoo. The records document the zoological society, not the zoo itself, which is an agency of Milwaukee County government. In general, the records focus on policy, membership, fundraising, public outreach, and development of the animal collection; some correspondence and blueprints also document building projects and exhibits constructed during the 1970s and fundraising efforts for the new Milwaukee County Zoo during the 1950s. Photographs include images of activities and views of both Milwaukee County Zoo and Washington Park Zoo, personnel, and animals and their zoo habitats. Several photographs of television personality Marlin Perkins are included. Also included is moving image material related to the zoo.

Film/Collection URL :

https://search.library.wisc.edu/catalog/999464723502121

Archive name :

Wisconsin Historical Society

Archive location state :

Wisconsin

Archive location city :

Madison

Archive URL main :

https://wisconsinhistory.org

Archive URL catalog :

http://search.library.wisc.edu

Archive contact email :

askmovies@wisconsinhistory.org