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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.


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: 1953-06-19 

Description: The U.W. alumni "Half-Century Club" meets in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. 325 graduates attend the reunion of graduates of 50 years, or more. Edwa...

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: 1961-01-08 

Description: Betty and Nate Hillmer and Joseph and Rosemary Haas stop for the camera. About 85 Postoffice workers and their wives attended the Christmas party.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Mrs. Robert B. (Alice Russell Hobbins) Porter posing for a waist-up formal portrait. She is wearing a light-colored lace dress with a lace headpiece. She i...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: ????-06-28 

Description: The triplet daughters of William and Joyce Wills are baptized at Luther Memorial Church. Sponsor Mrs. Morris Wills holds infant Jacqueline Diane at left, D...


Lakeside Grocery

Date: 1931-06 

Description: View from street of a woman standing at the corner of the Lakeside Grocery, located at 109 East Lakeside Street. On her left, a sign is propped on a crate...

Date: 1961-05 

Description: Two models, Cathy Rogers (left) and Beth Goodman, attend "Fiesta for Santa Cruz," a benefit sponsored by the Edgewood Flamethrowers. The Flamethrowers are...

Date: 1961-02-20 

Description: A buffet luncheon and style show will be held at the Madison Club March 18. Elizabeth Schlottenhauer, left, is the general chairman and she is assisted by...


Nurse's Scholarship

Date: 1960-09-30 

Description: Phyllis Harrington (right) of Arena, a second-year student nurse at St. Mary's, was awarded the Iowa county 40 and 8 chapter nursing scholarship. The prese...

Date: 1960-11-06 

Description: Robert Goodman, left, and Irwin Goodman, right, are shown with their mother Belle Goodman, during a Christmas party thrown for the employees of Goodman Jew...


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: 1959-08-29 

Description: Children in the 6-8 age group decorated themselves as well as their bicycles for the Eastmorland bike parade. They include, from left, Karl Jones, Saverio...

Date: 1961-05-21 

Description: The Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans presents a 50-star flag in honor of John Parrish, center, a member of the newly built Mt. Zion Church...

Date: 1960-04-06 

Description: A man (Henry Derleth) wears an overcoat while posed on the middle of the boarding stairway attached to a partially visible passenger airliner. The original...


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...

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