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Date: 1952-04-10 

Description: Some of the members of the Madison Democratic Women who are making plans for their conference and spring tea. Seated, left to right, are Mrs. E. William Pr...


At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Bessie Gordon (b. 1901) at the cut-down reed organ under the tavern counter.

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director, and Ruth K. Harris, museum curator, of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum prepare a display case for an...


Valeska Surrat

Date: 1916 

Description: Full-length publicity photograph of Valeska Surrat. Valeska Surrat, standing beside a mirror, wears a crinoline dress decorated with artificial grapes....


Millinery Shop

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mrs. Rossing's millinery shop. Left to right: Mrs. Rossing, Viola Rossing, Anna Davis and the trimmer.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

Date: 1948-09-13 

Description: Evelyn Frish, a kindergarten teacher at Marquette School, registers students for the new school year in the Marquette School gymnasium.

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Bessie Gordon (b. 1901) at the cut-down reed organ under the tavern counter.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...

Date: 1954-05-19 

Description: Auditorium of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed First Unitarian Society Meeting House, with the benches and tables configured for a banquet marking the congr...

Date: 1949-01-05 

Description: Mrs. Robert C. (Phyllis) Beck and her son Bobby, 20 months, in the living room of their home in Lakeview Heights. The family recently moved to the city fro...

Date: 1956-03-06 

Description: Herman Skolas sits in a wheelchair while weaving on his loom as his eight-year-old granddaughter, Deborah Culham of Stoughton, looks on approvingly. Skolas...

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: Two hundred fifty delegates attend the state meeting of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxilliaries. Installation of new state officers was presided over by...


Description: A bride and groom stand, holding hands, for a studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing flowers in his lapel, and she is wearin...

Date: 1960 

Description: Alice in Dairyland 1960, Joan Engh, poses with a winner at a regional Junior Livestock Exposition. Joan went on to become Miss Wisconsin in 1962, and she w...

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Participants in a large-scale hearing clinic held at Washington School in Madison and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin departments of speech and ed...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips speaking into a microphone at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council. Other desks and men are behind her. The council room has ornate interi...


Unitarian Dinner

Date: 1954-12-10 

Description: Rev. Max Gaebler, standing at the lower right, addressing a gathering at the First Unitarian Society Meeting House. This view, looking toward the rear of t...

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