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Date: 1952-04-01 

Description: Kenneth Hopkins, the Wisconsin Historical Museum's curator of exhibits, in front of the painting "The Trapper's Return" by George Caleb Bingham. The painti...

Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Roy Rogers clothing on display at the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue.

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1954-11-24 

Description: Four firefighters wearing working gear and positioned about a fire truck pose with a sign stating 'Firefighters March on Muscular Dystrophy.' On the back o...

Date: 1938-04-28 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette of Wisconsin on the night when he delivered his "National Progressives of America" speech. Behind him is Morris Rubin, edito...

Date: 1911 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Home Economics Department Class. The women are using chemistry equipment and microscopes. On the blackboard is a formula fo...

Date: 1948-10-14 

Description: Jane Scalbom and Jane Gilbert Peterson opened a ceramics studio in one of the oldest buildings in Madison, the Century House, 3029 University Avenue. They...

Date: 1959-11-16 

Description: Edgewood High School pupils presenting their Christmas pageant, "The Promised One": Lou Ann Klein, Bernard Caputo, Marijo Lynaugh, and Sue Ann Klein.

Date: 1941-06-11 

Description: Dave Taylor presenting Sperry trophy to Louis L. "Speed" Gardner with Herman and Louis Gardner looking on.

Photograph

Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Manuscript

Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

Date: 1948-10-16 

Description: Wisconsin football player, end Ken Sachtjen (82), tries to grab a pass from Wisconsin player Forrest "Frosty" Parish while Yale player Robert "Tex" Furse (...

Photograph

Hot Tamale Vendor

Date: 1931-10-29 

Description: William Pearl with his "Tia Juana hot tamales" cart and a woman customer eating a hot tamale.

Date: 1947-12-10 

Description: Madison Woman's Club members presenting 50 dolls to Orthopedic Hospital (Children's Hospital, a part of Wisconsin General Hospital). L to R: Mary E. Seybol...

Date: 1980-06 

Description: Circuit Judge Michael Torphy, presiding over the murder trial of Barbara Hoffman.

Date: 1958-11-20 

Description: Noni Foley and R.R. (Bud) Paunack model ski wear at the Madison YMCA Ski Club's fashion show.

Date: 1959-01-06 

Description: Nakoma's Twelfth Night Party features the historical pageantry of the Twelfth Night tradition. Dr. Gordon Davenport, master of revels for the party, and Ro...

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of a girl throwing a penny into the Brownie's Wishing Well in the Cave of the Mounds.

Date: 1948-02-10 

Description: Six Stoughton and Edgerton employees of the Highway Trailer Company at their annual banquet held at Harold Halverson's.

Date:  date unknown

Description: C.W. Jarvis' horse-drawn delivery wagon loaded with crates in front of 201 North Carroll Street, the location of the old Madison Public Library. He is sitt...

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