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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Finish line of the second section of the Class A 440 yard dash at the 1953 state high school track meet held at Camp Randall Stadium. Shown (L-R) are Sam...

Date: 1953-04 

Description: Margaret Dunn placing a floral crown on a statue of the blessed Virgin Mary at the end of the annual May ceremony at Edgewood High School. Other high schoo...

Date: 1959-06-29 

Description: Edward Hein, age 66, retires from the Wisconsin Conservation Department after 24 years of service as the publications supervisor. Hein was honored at a ret...

Date: 1960-01-26 

Description: Alfred Plaenert (seated), director of the 1960 census in the Wisconsin Second Congressional district, and Al Cremer, Minneapolis, one of 17 regional direct...


Theater Ushers

Date: 1931-02-01 

Description: Orpheum and Capitol theater ushers listen to a talk about fire prevention as they stand beneath a marquee that advertises the epic "Cimarron."

Date: 1960-04-11 

Description: Three nurses from University Hospitals are appointed lieutenants in the Army Nurse Corps Reserve. Major Duane F. Alexander, unit adviser from the 44th Gene...

Date: 1959-09-29 

Description: The Madison Chamber of Commerce presents a check for $50 to the Madison Junior Achievement to aid the work done by the program. Shown (L-R) are John R. Bey...


Shooting Session

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: John Newhouse, staff photographer for the "Wisconsin State Journal," in a “shooting session” with model Jean Harris. Ms. Harris is, for some unexplained re...


Dave and Mary Lou

Date: 1994 

Description: Mary Lou Munts, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly, and Congressman David R. Obey at a fundraiser for Obey at the Madison Club.

Date: 1902 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hobbins smile at one another and hold hands as a full-length wedding portrait is taken. She is standing, and he is sitting in a chair on...

Date: 1959-01-06 

Description: Nakoma's Twelfth Night Party featured the historical pageantry of the Twelfth Night tradition. Dr. James Griffin, billed as "Madison's most interesting boa...


Mendota Yacht Club

Date: 1959-09-12 

Description: Six sailors who were successful skippers during the recent races of the Mendota Yacht Club were awarded trophies at the club's annual Commodore's Dinner, a...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

Date: 1958-12-12 

Description: A group attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Madison's new store, operated by handicapped people. Gathered in the doorway are Hazel Vivian, 1954 East Wa...

Date: 1932-05-26 

Description: The repair shop of the Morey Airplane Company at Royal Airport in Madison. Only months after this picture was taken, Howard Morey lost both his hangar and...

Date: 1961-05-20 

Description: Madison Moose Lodge No. 1451 honored its 1960-61 bowling champions. Seated are George Statz, singles winner and Larry Pagel and Ray Werrndli, doubles champ...

Date: 1904-02-27 

Description: The east wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol is surrounded by onlookers during the disastrous fire that caused severe damage. The conflagration began...


Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...

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