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Date: 1948-05-28 

Description: Dane County traffic police with Jimmy Christensen pointing to his plans for a soap box racer. The traffic police are sponsoring Jimmy in the Soap Box Derby...

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Big Nine Track Meet

Date: 1948-05-28 

Description: Preliminary hurdle race at the Big Nine Track Meet in Camp Randall Stadium. A crowd watches from the stands.

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Chess Sets

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A collection of chess sets displayed on a table with Walter Thomas Mills' 1904 book "The Struggle for Existence."

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Big Nine Track Meet

Date: 1948-04-27 

Description: Michigan shot putter Charley Fonville, at the Big Nine track meet. He set a new Big Nine outdoor shot put record.

Date: 1953-09-09 

Description: Portrait of the officers of Madison Women's Municipal Bowling League. The league bowls at the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes. From left to right are Mrs. Pierce Nelson,...

Date: 1950-01-09 

Description: Shown are the Madison Women's Bowling Association team champions and Bee's Tavern (1909 S. Park St.) lineup. Left to right, they are Marcy Kleinstelber, Fr...

Date: 1957-05-01 

Description: Lillian Simonson, Altrusa Club member and Marquette School principal, is shown giving a preview of a wishing well to youths Jerry Bailey and Janet Dahl.

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Paul Bunyan Effigy

Date: 1935-11-05 

Description: A Paul Bunyan figure used to celebrate University of Wisconsin Homecoming, was placed on the lawn in front of Bascom Hall. Two athletes stand beside the fi...

Date: 1948-05-27 

Description: Freddy Fleury, 14, of 210 N. Paterson Street, talks over plans for his 1948 Soap Box Derby racer with Master Sgt. Wilfred W. Wall at the U.S. Army & Air Fo...

Date: 1955-01-04 

Description: Fireman Bill Carow, member of the 1955 United States Olympic Ice Speed Skating Team, lacing his son's, Michael Carow, skates.

Date: 1953-10-13 

Description: Action shot taken during the University of Wisconsin freshman intra-squad football game. Half-back Norman Smith is tackled by Woody Sorenson (#24).

Date: 1949-08-03 

Description: A group of women golfers participate in the Nakoma Golf Club Women's Organization Guest Day. From left to right, the foursome is comprised of: Mrs. Irving...

Date: 1961-03-29 

Description: Two women holding up bowling balls pose in profile. The original caption states, "In a gesture of loyalty to their boss, Henry Reynolds, members of the Rey...

Date: 1947 

Description: The Black Hawk Golf Course green, sans golfers.

Date: 1956-07-22 

Description: Madison Soap Box Derby winner Alan Strauss holding his trophy and standing with his family on East Washington Avenue. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the...

Date: 1960-01-08 

Description: Action in the 147-pound third round match between Wisconsin's John Hampton and Gary Wilhelm of Pampa, Texas during the University of Wisconsin boxing Tourn...

Date: 1952-03-30 

Description: George O'Brien, captain-elect of the 1952 University of Wisconsin football team stands between the Reverend Alvin Kutchera and Coach Earl Wilke of Edgewood...

Date: 1948-03-04 

Description: Radio station WIBA Story Corner Lady, Jeanne Remus, reading a book to Ann and Kathy Taylor, daughters of Robert and Fannie Taylor, 1921 Keyes Avenue. The S...

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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: 1961-03-09 

Description: Badger Beauty member and beard contest judge Lynette Estes touches the bearded chin of contest competitor Wayne Everts. Everts is wearing a derby hat, as...

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