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Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Members of the West Side Business Men's Association shown as they met for the first time at the future site of their new clubhouse and community center on...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...


Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Date: 1953-01-14 

Description: Wisconsin legislators sit in the Assembly Chamber while listening to Governor Kohler's message.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Eight young dancers in costume pose onstage.


Description: Twenty-one tap dancers from the Kehl School of Dance, posed in line formation on stage.

Date: 1944-10-27 

Description: West High School drum majorettes in uniform at the East-West High School football game at Breese Stevens Field. From left are Carlene Doran, Dawn Rebenstor...

Date: 1958-09-24 

Description: Doris Withrow bids farewell to the dolls which she has dressed for her entry in this year's National Doll Dressing Institute competition held in cooperatio...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Leo A. Peterson, 2135 East Mifflin Street, at left, and William H. Kelly, 127 West Wilson Street, right, newly appointed vice-presidents of the Wisconsin-F...


Zesto Malt Shop

Date: 1956 

Description: Waiter making a malt in the Zesto Malt Shop at 658 State Street.

Date: 1933-07-23 

Description: Group portrait of Montgomery Ward's baseball team in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Date: 1931-08-08 

Description: Disabled American Veterans Ball queen contestant in a polka dot dress, sits in a chair in front of an American flag.

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