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Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Ice fishing on Lake Mendota. A traffic problem was created in the village of Maple bluff during the weekend when hundreds of persons from all parts of sou...

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Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Hundreds of persons from all parts of southern Wisconsin descend on Lake Mendota to fish through the ice for perch and other pan fish. The picture was take...

Date: 1954-03-07 

Description: Two trainers pose outdoors with their dogs after taking part in the Madison field trials. A record number of 80 dogs were entered. Winners in the four cate...

Date: 1961-06-25 

Description: Portrait of the top five finishers in the 17th annual Madison City Golf Tournament at Nakoma Country Club. They include, left to right: Jack Allen, Ralph S...

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Labor Union Party

Date: 1947-02-08 

Description: Labor Union party sponsored by the YWCA Industrial Committee, with many activities. Shown are four bridge players, Margaret and Ralph Soule, and Geraldine...

Date: 1954-03-07 

Description: A man stands with bow and arrows at the target of the first annual invitational indoor archery meet held at the YMCA range. He is probably George Van Tass...

Date: 1949-08-18 

Description: Display of guns in the display window at Wisconsin-Felton Sporting Goods Company, 29 West Main Street.

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

Date: 1951-04-01 

Description: Ted Ziegler releases a pheasant into a rural field. The Middleton Sportsmen's Club raised pheasants from chicks in its brooder house and pens for later re...

Date: 1956-03-27 

Description: Three members of the table decoration committee for the Ladies Municipal Bowling Association Spring Luncheon are, from left: Maxine Sullivan, Josephine Sev...

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Perry Moss

Date: 1957-01-30 

Description: Portrait of Perry Moss, new assistant football coach for the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1950-06-30 

Description: View of the north bleachers at Camp Randall Stadium with construction started to add additional concrete bleachers on top.

Date: 1943-07 

Description: Man, wearing military "work whites", from Madison Army Air Forces detachment, jumping into Lake Mendota as part of water training.

Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: Ted Ryan being weighed with his racing car. Their combined weight was just under the 250-pound limit. Left to right are Weighmaster Frankie Meyers, 1948 Ma...

Date: 1948-07-31 

Description: Group portrait of Penn Electric Company baseball team. The photograph was taken following their 2-1 victory over the Richland Center team, for their 23rd v...

Date: 1951-04-14 

Description: Elevated view of six shuffleboard tables in Turner Hall, ready for the upcoming state shuffleboard tournament.

Date: 1956-03-27 

Description: Portrait of members of the Ladies Municipal Bowling Association during the Spring Luncheon. The women include, from left: Ruth Badeau, entertainment chairm...

Date: 1958-03-12 

Description: Five teen boys from the West High School Fred Nelson Curling Rink team pose with brooms. Shown in the front row are Don Lautz and Rick Wheeler. In the back...

Date: 1954-01-13 

Description: Jerry Hursh of Madison (right) throws a right that lands on the shoulder of Bill Judson, Chicago, in the third round of their match during the University o...

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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...

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