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Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...

Photograph

Edward A. Birge

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Edward A. Birge and Chancey Juday with plankton trap in Lake Mendota. From album of photographs relating to the research in limnology conducted at Trout La...

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Arthur Pulvermacher and his dog, Chubby, are the heroes of the neighborhood along Dane Street. The dog was known for its prowess in rat catching, protector...

Date: 1957-05-01 

Description: The 30th anniversary of the village of Shorewood Hills was celebrated by the women of the community at a costume luncheon at the Blackhawk Country Club. Ga...

Postcard

Camel Ride

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A young girl and another child riding a camel led by a Zor Shriner at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). In the background the Zor Booster Band is in a...

Photograph

Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

Photograph

Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men pose at a construction site. Several men are sitting, leaning or standing on bags of cement or sand. A wheelbarrow can be seen on the right...

Date: 1949-02-01 

Description: Marilyn Eddy as Margaret, a nurse in a British hospital in Burma, in Madison Theater Guild's production of "The Hasty Heart". Also included is second negat...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard of the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo), with a camel in the foreground. Series No. A644

Photograph

Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...

Date: 1948-03-07 

Description: Group portrait of 23 pre-clinical nursing students at St. Mary's school of nursing who have just received their white caps after completing their six month...

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: Santa Claus is handing out candy and popcorn at the Community Center to children and their parents after the Santa Parade sponsored by the Madison Business...

Date: 1950-05-14 

Description: Accompanying President Truman on his visit to Madison are the First lady, Mrs. Harry (Bess) Truman and their daughter, Margaret, pictured here at the cerem...

Photograph

Construction Site

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...

Date: 1948-02-27 

Description: Sisters Suzanne and Jane LaCourt, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. LaCourt, donating their "choo-gum" savings of 79 cents to Dorothy Davis, head of the bookk...

Date: 1957-09-16 

Description: The Council of Jewish Women have tea at the home of Molly Feldman. They include, left to right, Felice Goodman, arrangements chair; Rose Glass, vice-presid...

Photograph

Windsor Fire

Date: 1948-06-11 

Description: Donald Hanson, who discovered the fire at the lumber and appliance building of the Central Wisconsin Supply Company and turned in the alarm. The fire total...

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

Date: 1954-04-04 

Description: Three members of the Ladies auxiliary sit together while talking. They were Leatha Fuller, a department commander of the auxiliary, Mrs. Herb Pommerening o...

Date: 1930 

Description: View across street of a group of employees, all men, posing outside their cafe. The cafe advertises Kennedy Dairy Company brand ice cream, Coca-Cola produc...

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