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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:  date unknown

Description: Former Vilas Park Zoo director Frederick Winkelmann and his wife Emma, tending to canaries.


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."


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.


Sherwin Gillett

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Sherwin Gillett in an oval frame.


Carson Gulley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley stands in front of the Van Hise building on the UW-Madison campus, holding his hat in one hand, with his other hand in his jacket pocket.

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...

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Date: 1900-10-22 before

Description: Front cover, speaker page, and menu for a dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, on the topic, "What Shall We Do with the Trusts?". On the cover is a sheaf of whe...

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: 1911-04-21 

Description: Group of men and a young boy breaking hemp at the Brigham farm.

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: 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...


St. Martin's Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the band of St. Martin's Catholic Church. The members pose with their instruments, which include clarinets, french horns, flugelh...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...

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...

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