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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Former Vilas Park Zoo director Frederick Winkelmann and his wife Emma, tending to canaries.

Date: 1960-04-11 

Description: Three nurses from University Hospitals are appointed lieutenants in the Army Nurse Corps Reserve. Major Duane F. Alexander, unit adviser from the 44th Gene...


Shooting Session

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: John Newhouse, staff photographer for the "Wisconsin State Journal," in a “shooting session” with model Jean Harris. Ms. Harris is, for some unexplained re...


Dave and Mary Lou

Date: 1994 

Description: Mary Lou Munts, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly, and Congressman David R. Obey at a fundraiser for Obey at the Madison Club.

Date: 1902 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hobbins smile at one another and hold hands as a full-length wedding portrait is taken. She is standing, and he is sitting in a chair on...


Mendota Yacht Club

Date: 1959-09-12 

Description: Six sailors who were successful skippers during the recent races of the Mendota Yacht Club were awarded trophies at the club's annual Commodore's Dinner, a...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...

Date: 1958-12-12 

Description: A group attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Madison's new store, operated by handicapped people. Gathered in the doorway are Hazel Vivian, 1954 East Wa...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...

Date: 1958-11-20 

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


Municipal Market

Date: 1918 

Description: Farm produce for sale from farm trucks at the Municipal Market on the Capitol Square. The Municipal market was established by a committee of women in July,...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Farm couple seated outdoors on a disk harrow.

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: David Vilas is shown pinning a carnation corsage on his date, Beth Herman, at the Maple Bluff social party for teens.

Date: 1906 

Description: Oval matted quarter-length portrait of Sherwin and Emma Gillett the year they married.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Studio group portrait of wedding party all standing while posing in front of a painted background. Three women and a young girl are wearing long white dres...

Date: 1958-11-07 

Description: The Henry Schroeder Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America (TPA) present a check for $499.95 to Dr. Nathan Smith, professor of pediatrics at Wisconsi...

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: Eva Brewster (left), Madison United Church Women president; Ellis Dana, council executive vice-president; and Christina Dana discuss council changes.

Date: 1960-02-10 

Description: Members of the "corps de ballet" for the annual Valentine dance of the Madison section, National Council of Jewish Women are, left to right, Fred Lowe, How...

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