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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...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Date: 1959 

Description: Two of Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement soldiers wielding guns stand in front of a crowd next to a building. Taken at the end of the Cuban Revolution...

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: 1951-11 ca.

Description: Benton H. Wilcox, Librarian of the State Historical Society, examining manuscript materials in the McCormick Collection, recently received at the Society.

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: 1950 

Description: Sue Ann Hackett kneeling and holding a tin cup on an outdoor camping trip. There is a tarp in the foreground with dishes and food containers. Birch trees a...

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Grocery Shopping

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A grocery clerk boxes up purchases as a woman and her young son wait at the checkout counter.

Date: 1958 

Description: Fidel Castro led 26th of July Movement soldiers during the Cuban Revolution. Low angle view of several soldiers crouching behind a stone barricade with gu...

Date: 1951-11-06 

Description: Madison art teacher Esther Carswell sits at a table at Central Junior High School with student artwork on the wall behind her.

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, (white trunks) fighting Amos Johnson in the 178 pound final of the Pan-American Gam...

Date: 1951-11 ca.

Description: State Historical Society employee Joyce Hancock examines a replica of Cyrus McCormick's first reaper.

Date: 1955 

Description: View across water of three men relaxing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile." Two men are sitting in the front seat of the car. John "Commodore" Heggesta...

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Susan Stroud, 3.5 years old, wears her new navy blue straw Easter bonnet which is trimmed in pale pink and yellow rosebuds. She is the daughter of Mr. and...

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Date: 1957-05 

Description: Members of the Chicago delegation to the Prayer Pilgrimmage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.

Date: 1953-06-09 

Description: Mora Lincoln with one of her flower arrangements. She regularly gives lessons and demonstrations on the art of arranging flowers.

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Lewis and Otis Arms

Date: 1957 

Description: Lewis Arms (left, wearing a hat) poses with his arm around his uncle Otis Arms, probably at Bernard Arms's farm. There is a woman in a field walking away i...

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Pakistani Boats

Date: 1951 

Description: Overhead view of Doonga houseboats on the Jhelum River in Pakistan.

Date: 1952-12-16 

Description: Nancy Rieter and Dianne Blanchard, students in the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School, mix cookie batter. The class baked several th...

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